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WALTER J. PORIES, MD
Department of Surgery

 

Address:
East Carolina University
Brody School of Medicine
Department of Surgery
Greenville, NC 27858-4354

Telephone: 252.744.3290
Fax: 252. 744.5775
Telephone for Obesity: 252.744.2018
E-mail: pories@aol.com


PRESENT POSITION: 
Professor of Surgery
East Carolina University 
Greenville, NC  27858  1977-present

Professor of Biochemistry 
East Carolina University   1994-present

Adjunct Professor of Exercise and Sport Science
East Carolina University 2000-present

Director, Metabolic Institute
East Carolina University 2005-present

Adjunct Professor of  Surgery
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences
Bethesda, Maryland 20814-4799 1984-present

Chair, The Laupus Library,
Governance and and State Planning Committee 2008-present

Graduate Faculty  
East Carolina University 2008-present

EDUCATION: 
BA   Wesleyan University, Middletown, Connecticut  1952
                                                                                                                            
Summer Graduate Research Fellow in Biochemistry
and Radiology, University of Rochester, School of
Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, New York 1952-1954

MD With Honor - University of Rochester, School of
Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, New York 1955

Internship in Surgery and Obstetrics -
Strong Memorial Hospital, University of Rochester 1955-1956

Fellow in Head and Neck Cancer (part-time)
Centre du Cancer, Universite de Nancy, France 1956-1958

Graduate Research Fellow, Atomic Energey Commission, Biochemistry
University of Rochester 1958-1959

Residency in General and Thoracic Surgery
University of Rochester 1958-1962

CERTIFICATION: 
American Board of Surgery 1963
Board of Thoracic Surgery  1963

MILITARY SERVICE: 
United States Air Force
Regular Officer - 2nd Lt. to Major 1955-1967

Intern in Surgery/OB-GYN
Strong Memorial Hospital, Rochester, NY 1955-1956
     
Deputy Commander, 50th TAC Hospital
Chief of Surgery and OB/GYN
Toul Rosieres AFB, France 1956-1958      
Flight Surgeon, Wheelus AFB, Libya 1958
     
Resident in General and Thoracic Surgery
Strong Memorial Hospital, Rochester, NY 1958-1962

Chief of Surgery, Wright Patterson AFB Hospital 1962-1967

United States Army Reserve 1978-1990
Lt. Colonel to Colonel
Surgeon, Chief of Surgery, Chief Professional Services  
3274th USAR Hospital, Durham, North Carolina 1978-1987
                                             
Commander, 3274th USAR Hospital 1987-1990
                    
Command Surgeon,
USAR and National Guard Southeastern States Maneuvers 1989
                   
Activated for Desert Shield              
Chief of Surgery, Womack Army Community Hospital 1990

Clinical Professor of Surgery
Uniformed Services University of the Health Science
Bethesda, Maryland 1984-present

PREVIOUS POSITIONS HELD    
Professor and Chairman, Department of Surgery
East Carolina University
Greenville, North Carolina  27858-4354 1977-1996

Chief of Surgery
Pitt County Memorial Hospital
Greenville, NC  27834 1977-1996

Chief of Surgery, Cleveland Metropolitan General
Hospital and the Cuyahoga County Hospital System 1969-1977

Professor and Associate Director, Department of Surgery
Case Western Reserve University 1969-1977

Chairman, Medical Executive Staff 1972-1974
(Chief of Staff) Cuyahoga County Hospital System 

Founder and Chairman 1973-1977
Hospice of Cleveland     
Founder, Director and Chairman, Board of Governors,
The Cancer Center, Inc. of  Northeast Ohio 1973-1975 

Trustee, The Cancer Center, Inc.,
of Northeast Ohio 1975-1977

Founder and Co-Director, Cancer Center,
University of Rochester 1968-1969

Assistant Professor of Surgery and
Oncology, University of Rochester 1967-1969

Chairman, Department of Surgery, USAF Medical
Center, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Dayton, Ohio  1962-1967
  
Deputy Commander, Chief of Surgery and OB-GYN
USAF Hospital, Toul Rosieres, France 1956-1958 
 
ACTIVE   Cuyahoga County Hospital System
STAFFS:   University Hospitals of Cleveland
   Veterans Administration Hospitalof Cleveland
   Lutheran Medical Center  1969-1977

LICENSED BY STATES OF: 
New York  (1955) 0708084 
North Carolina (1977) 21701
Ohio (1967) 35-03-2003 
Republic of Kenya (temporary, 1996) 005676/94

HONORS:
Alpha Omega Alpha
Thorndyke Scholar
McLester Award in Nutrition
Legion of Merit, Veterans of Foreign Wars
Commendation Medals, USAF, 1958, 1965
Kentucky Colonel
Who's Who in America
Society of Sigma Xi - East Carolina University Chapter (President)
Phi Kappa Phi
Convocation Speaker - ECU School of Medicine, Commencement Activities, 1987
The Army Achievement Medal, 1987
Order of Military Medical Merit, 1988
Legion of Merit, US Army, 1990
Barry Goldwater Service Award, USUHS/USU Associates, 1991
Ethicon Movie Award, 1991
Superior Unit Citation, Command of 3274th USAR Hospital, Desert Storm, 1992
Elected as one of 13 “Pearls Speakers” by the Graduating Classes every year 1983 – 1998, 1999 - 2004
Excellence in Teaching Award for the best clinical teacher, East Carolina University School of Medicine 1996                   
Multiple visiting professorships (Duke, University of Rochester, UCLA, University of North Carolina, 
Harvard-Deaconess, University of Missouri, Mt. Sinai Medical School, among others)
Honored Surgeon Award of the North Carolina Chapter of the American College of Surgeons, 1997
Distinguished Professor for Teaching Award:  Board of Governors, UNC, 1998
O. Max Gardner Award: UNC Board of Governors, 2001
News and Observer Tarheel of the Week:  May 20, 2001
American Society for Bariatric Surgery Foundation (ASBS Foundation) 2007 ASBS Foundation’s Outstanding
Achievement Award at the ASBA Meeting in San Diego, California, June 13, 2007.
Distinguished Alumnus/Alumna Award, Outstanding Service Award, and McConaughy Award Wesleyan
assembly and Annual Meeting, May 2007.
American Society for Bariatric Surgery Foundation 2007 Outstanding Achievement Award, June 13, 2007,  
San  Diego, California meeting.
Elected by students to 2008 String of Pearls, runner up
6th year as Doctor of the Day for the NC General Assembly in Raleigh, North Carolina, June 2008.
Received the TOPS Award at The Obestiy Society Meeting in Phoenix, Arizona, October 2, 2008.

PREVIOUS SOCIETIES:
Academy of Medicine of Cleveland (Board of Directors) 1969-1977
American Association for the Advancement of Science 1970-1985
American Burn Association 1970-1980
American College of Chest Physicians 1987-1997
American College of Surgeons (Secretary,
President-elect, Ohio Chapter) 1969-1977
American Association for Cancer Education
American Association for Cancer Research, Inc.
American College of Nutrition 1968-1985
American Nuclear Society 1968-1977
American Trauma Society (Founder) 1975-1985
Cleveland Surgical Society, Executive Committee (Secretary)
(President) 1969-1977
Cleveland Vascular Society (President) 1973-1977
Ohio State Medical Association (Executive Committee)
Society for Vascular Surgeons
Society of Surgical Oncology, Inc.
Society of Surgical Chairmen
  
CURRENT SOCIETIES:
American College of Cardiology
American College of Surgeons (Governor 1994 - 2000)
American Diabetes Association
American Federation for Clinical Research
American Institute of Nutrition
American Society for Bariatric Surgery (Past-President)
American Society of Clinical Oncology, Inc.
American Surgical Association
Association for Academic Surgery
Association of Program Directors in Surgery (Past President)
Central Surgical Association
International Cardiovascular Society
International Society of Surgery
North American Association for the Study of Obesity
North Carolina Surgical Association (President)
North Carolina Chapter, American College of Surgeons (Past President)
Society for Geochemistry and Environmental Health (Past President)
Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons
Society of University Surgeons
Society of Thoracic Surgeons
Southern Association for Vascular Surgery
Southern Surgical Association
Surgical Biology Club
USU Surgical Associates
Watercolor Society of North Carolina, Inc.
Scientific Advisory Board-Ethicon

EXTRAMURAL ACTIVITIES:
Board of Directors, The American Cancer Society, Cuyahoga Chapter 1970-1976

Editor, Interface, The Journal of Geochemistry
and Environmental Health 1971-1973

Board of Directors, Cleveland Boy Scouts of America 1972-1977

Consultant, National VA Cooperative Study on Zinc and Healing 1972

Trustee, Cuyahoga County Hospital Foundation 1973-1977 

Senator, Case Western Reserve University Faculty 1974-1975

Study Group, Department of Agriculture
Re:  Zinc in Human Nutrition 1974

Board of Directors, The Cleveland Academy of Medicine 1975-1977

Secretary, Cuyahoga County Hospital Foundation 1975-1977

Board of Directors, The American Cancer Society, Ohio Division 1976

Board of Directors, Governor's Task Force on Cancer, State of NC 1978-1982

Editorial Board, Biological Trace Element Research 1978-present

Affiliate Member, Southeastern Cancer Study Group
University of Alabama 1979-1985

Consultant, Medical Staff, Lenoir Memorial Hospital, Inc.
Kinston, North Carolina 1979-present

Editor, Rob and Smith's Operative Surgery
Series published by Butterworths 1979-1983

Member, Committee on Disaster and Emergency Medical Care
NC Medical Society 1979-1981

Member, Advisory Committee, Coordinated Undergraduate Program
in General Dietetics in the Department of Food, Nutrition and
Institution Management, East Carolina University 1979-1984
 

Member, Subcommittee on the Geochemical Environment
in Relation to Health and Disease of the U.S., National
Committee for Geochemistry, National Research Council    1979-1982

Faculty Senate, East Carolina University 1979-82, 1987-93
Vice Chairman 1980-82

Member, Subcommission on Organization, East
Carolina University 1981-1982

Member, Board of Directors, East Carolina Art     1981-1982

Medical Director, Home Health Care of East Carolina    1981-1982

Founder and Chairman of the Board, Hospice of East Carolina   1981-1982

Chairman, Instrument Committee of the Eastern Carolina Surgical Center  1982
 
Board Member, Friends of Art, School of Art,
East Carolina University 1982-1985

Founder and Chairman, Creative Living Center 1982-1989
  
Society, Inc., Greenville Museum of Art 1984-1985

Medical Director, Hospice of East Carolina 1985-1988

Editorial Board Member and Reviewer, Environmental Geochemistry and Health 1985-present

Editorial Board, Journal of Cancer Education 1985-present
 
Advisory Board, Faculty Development Fellowship for the
Geriatric Division, Department of Family Medicine,
ECU School of Medicine 1986

President, United Health Plan 1986-1990

Expert Referee, The Medical Research Council of New Zealand 1986-present

Governor, American College of Surgeons 1986-1992
International Relations Committee,  (senior member) 1986-1990
Governor's Committee on Professional Liability  1987-1995
Governor's Committee on Surgical Practice in Hospitals    1989-1995

Board of Directors, Medical Mutual Insurance Co. 1987-present

Member, Aging Committee, Pitt County Medical Society 1988-91

Associate Editor, North Carolina Medical Journal 1988-1996

Board of Directors, Association of Program Directors in Surgery 1989-present
President-Elect        1994
President         1995-1996

Chief of Staff, Surgicenter 1990-1996

Editorial Board, North Carolina Medical Journal 1990-1996

Editorial Board, Obesity Surgery 1990-present

Editor-in-Chief, Current Surgery 1990-2005

Education Committee, Society of Surgical Oncology 1991-1993

Residency Review Committee for Surgery, American Medical Association rep. 1991-1997
Vice-Chairman        1995-1997

Member, East Carolina University Foundation     1991-present

Associate Editor, The Surgical Resident      1992-1993

Council Member, North Carolina Surgical Association    1992-present 
President-Elect        1994
President        1995

Friends of ECU Library       1993-present

Editorial Board, Obesity Research      1994-present

President and Chairman, Eastern Carolina Health Care Organization (ECHO)  1994-1998

Advisory Committee for Healthcare Management Technology,
Pitt Community College       1995-1996

Secretary, UHS-Health        1995-present

Member, Board of Directors, Cypress Glen Retirement Home 1995-2000
Ex Officio Member, Board of Directors, Cypress Glen Retirement Home 2000-2001

Member, College of Arts and Sciences, Dean’s Advancement Council 1997-2007
East Carolina University 

Member, North Carolina Medical Board      1998-present
Secretary/Treasurer, North Carolina Medical Board    2000
Vice President        2001
President         2002

Member, North Carolina Physicians Advisory Group    1998-present

Member, Nutrition Care Committee, Pitt County Memorial Hospital   2000-present

Member, National Task Force on Prevention and Treatment of Obesity,  2000-present
National Institute of Health
 
Member, Bond Referendum Steering Committee, East Carolina University  2000-present

Member, Nutrition Care Committee, University Health Systems of   2000-present
Eastern North Carolina

Member, Consultant Advisory Panel, Blue Cross/Blue Shield of North Carolina 2001-present

Member, General Surgery Advisory Panel, Blue Cross/Blue Shield   2001-present
of North Carolina

Reviewer, Environmental Geochemistry and Health    2001

Member, VA Human Research Protection Accreditation Program   2001-present

Member, Board of Appeals Panel, Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical  2001-present
Education

President, American Society for Bariatric Surgery     2002

Credentialed Reviewer, Medical Care Ombudsman Program   2002-present
Editor Emeritus, Journal of Surgical Education (formerly Current Surgery).     2007

Member, Board of Trustees, The United Methodist Retirement Homes  2003-present

Member, American College of  Surgeons, National Faculty for Bariatric Surgery 2004-present

Senior Editor, Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases    2004-present

Community Editor for Bariatrics, ACS web portal     2004-present

Reviewer for Diabetes Care       2004-present

NAASO Education Committee       2004-2007

Reviewer, Surgery, JAMA, NEJM, Diabetes Care, Annals of Surgery, etc.         2004-present

Editorial Board Member, ACS Portal       2004–present

Health Sciences Division Strategic Planning Committee    2005-present

Reviewer, Journal of the American College of Surgeons    2005-present

Reviewer, American Journal of Surgery      2005-present

Member, Food and Drug Administration Pediatriac Advisory Committee  2005-present

Reviewer, Journal of Geochemistry and Health     2006-present

Member of The International Editorial Board of the Brazilian Society
for Bariatric Surgery and Metabolism.      2007-present

Member of the Editorial Board of the Revista da Sociedade Brasileira de
Cirurgia Bariatrica e Metabollica.      2007-present

Editor Emeritus of the Edistorial Board of the Journal of Surgical Education  2007

Member, Coordinating Council, ECU Center for Health Disparities   2007-present

Editoral Board, Surgery, A monthly journal devoted to the art and science
Of Surgery         2007-present

Member, Board of Directors of the National Association for Continence  2007-present

Member, Graduate Faculty, East Carolina University    2008-present

Member, Laupus Library Strategic Planning Committee    2008-present

Member, International Diabetes Surgery Task Force    2008-present
    
Member, Clinical Obesity Research Panel of the National Institute of Diabetes
and Digestive and Kidney Diseases      2004-2008

Associate Editor, Masthead of Obesity Surgery     2008 - present
  
Chair, Laupus Library,
Governance and State Planning Committee      2208- present

MONOGRAPHS:
1. Pories WJ:  An Emergency Room for Emergencies.  United States Air Force, AFLC  Publications. 1967     

PUBLISHED CARTOONS:
1. Untitled.  Medical Center Report, Pitt County Memorial Hospital, Greenville, NC, Vol. 1, December 1979.
2. Untitled.  Medical Center Report, Pitt County Memorial Hospital, Greenville, NC, 2(1), January 1980.
3. Untitled.  Medical Center Report, Pitt County Memorial Hospital, Greenville, NC, 2(2), February 1980.
4. "And when he saw all the blood, he threw up."  Medical Center Report, Pitt County Memorial Hospital, Greenville, NC, 2(3), March 1980.
5. "No, un, could we talk about your, uh, sex life...." Medical Center Report, Pitt County Memorial Hospital, Greenville, NC, 2(4), April 1980.
6. Untitled.  Medical Center Report, Pitt County Memorial Hospital, Greenville, NC, 2(6), June 1980. 
7. "I'm sure he's here somewhere."  Medical Center Report, Pitt County Memorial Hospital, Greenville, NC, 2(7), July 1980. 
8. "Liver's on the right, spleen on the left."  Medical Center Report, Pitt County Memorial Hospital, Greenville, NC, 2(9), September, 1980. 
9. "Actually, it was Mr. Richardson's idea."  Medical Center Report, Pitt County Memorial Hospital, Greenville, NC, 2(11), November, 1980. 
10. "The Correct Diagnosis."  Winter Review, East Carolina University School of Medicine, Greenville, NC, 3(1), February, 1980.  
11. Column head, "Newcomers Ready on Call." The Headline.  Published by 3274th USAR Hospital (1000 Bed) (Aug), 1(5), October, 1980. 
12. "Maybe we ought to cut down on the suction." Medical Center Report, Pitt County Memorial Hospital, Greenville, NC, 2(12), December, 1980.
13. Various drawings.  The Headline, 1(6), December, 1980. 
14. "Franc White" (caricature).  Tar Heel, 9(2), February, 1981. 
15. "Very clever, Mr. Smidley, very clever."  Winter Review East Carolina University School of Medicine, Greenville, NC, 4(1), 1, March, 1981. 
16. Congratulations to the Charter Class of Physicians at the ECU School of Medicine.  Medical Center Report, Pitt County Memorial Hospital, Greenville, NC, 4(3), April, 1981. 
17. "Sort of fun when we run out of scrub suits, eh?"  Medical Report, Pitt County Memorial Hospital, Greenville, NC, 3(7), June, 1981. 
18. "There's no one in there."  Medical Center Report, Pitt County Memorial Hospital, Greenville, NC, 3(8), August, 1981. 
19. "And for a second opinion, I've called in Dr. Krempke."  Summer Review, East Carolina University, School of Medicine, Greenville, NC, September, 1981. 
20. "IV League."  Medical Center Report, Pitt County Memorial Hospital, Greenville, NC, 3(10), October/November, 1981.  
21. "And would you believe this is my first day at taking blood pressure?" Medical Center Report, Pitt County Memorial Hospital, Greenville, NC, 4(1), January, 1982. 
22. "Where did you say you went to medical school?"  Winter Review, East Carolina University, School of Medicine, Greenville, NC, 5(1), February, 1982. 
23. "Don't know why they're complaining.  We play the same music every other station around here does."  East Carolinian, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC, March 16, 1982. 
24. "WZMB Poll:  Want Rock or Roll?"  East Carolinian, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC, March 16, 1982. 
25. Untitled.  Opportunity, Newsletter of the Equal Opportunity Programs Office at ECU, Greenville, NC, Number 2, Spring 1982. 
26. "Easy, John, that's not what Mr. Richardson meant when he asked us to increase productivity."  Medical Center Report, Pitt County Memorial Hospital, 4(6), June, 1982.
27. "Maybe so, but the hospital still doesn't consider them family..." Medical Center Report, Pitt County Memorial Hospital, July, 1982. 
28. "Wonder what happened to that specimen?  We still don't have that report." Summer Review, East Carolina University, School of Medicine, Greenville, NC, 5(3), October, 1982. 
29. "Oh no, it's not a parade - It's time for rounds and those are Mama's doctors!" Medical Review, East Carolina University, School of Medicine, Greenville, NC, December, 1982. 
30. "OK, Frobish, you've seen the diploma...Now can we start the IV?" Spring Review, East Carolina University, School of Medicine, Greenville, NC, June, 1982. 
31. "That means all visitors, Frobish, ALL!"  Medical Center Report, Pitt County Memorial Hospital, March, 1984. 
32. "I.V. League:  I hear you play basketball."  Medical Review, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC, April, 1984. 
33. "No, I think it's just gas." Medical Review, East Carolina University, School of Medicine, Greenville, NC, June, 1984. 
34. "Now don't misunderstand, Mr. Frobish, the transplant service welcomes your interest."  Medical Review, East Carolina University, School of Medicine, Greenville, NC, July, 1984, and ECU Medical Review, East Carolina University School of Medicine, Greenville, NC, 7(2), July 1984. 
35. "I.V. League:  You rang?"  Medical Review, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC, 8(3):17, December, 1985. 
36. "Now that was some gastric bypass."  Medical Review, East Carolina University, School of Medicine, Greenville, NC, 3(10):4, December, 1985. 
37. "Neat Machine, Ollie... Even Shreds Teflon!"  The Daily Reflector, Greenville, NC, March 12, 1987. 
38. "Lori Lynn - I didn't say it wasn't clever..."  ECU Medical Review, East Carolina University School of Medicine, Greenville, NC, 9(1):25, Spring 1987. 
39. "Maybe we ought to cut down on the suction..." North Carolina Medical Journal, 49(6):303, June 1988. 
40. Untitled.  North Carolina Medical Journal, 49(7):354, July 1988.
41. Untitled.  North Carolina Medical Journal, 50(4): 225, April 1989. 
42. Untitled.  North Carolina Medical Journal, 50(5):274, May 1989. 
43. Untitled.  North Carolina Medical Journal, 50(5):Cover, May 1989. 
44. "If you miss something important the first time around, it will come again." North Carolina Medical Journal, 51(5):199, May 1990. 
45. "Begin at the beginning, and go on till you come to the end: then stop."  North Carolina Medical Journal, 51(5):200, May 1990. 
46. Untitled.  North Carolina Medical Journal, 51(5):200, May 1990. 
47. "The purpose of medicine is not technologic brilliance, but the health of the patient." North Carolina Medical Journal, 51(5):201, May 1990. 
48. "Beware of becoming chronically tired."  North Carolina Medical Journal, 51(5):202, May 1990. 
49. "Tough Case?" Current Surgery, 49(6):373, July/August 1992. 
50. "Rating." Current Surgery, 49(6):394, July/August 1992. 
51. "Hello, you have reached the Cancer Center..."PCMH Context, January 1993.   
52.  NO-CARE INC." PCMH Context, February 1993. 
53. "NOTES FROM THE RESIDENCY REVIEW COMMITTEE".  Current Surgery 51(6):400-401, July/August 1994. 
54. "I.V. League: OK, now before we can proceed..." PCMH Context, September 1994.
55. “Good Morning! Thank you for coming to our M&M Conference…”, Current Surgery 57(4):388, July/August 2000.
56. “Are There Any Other Questions About the Board’s New CME Requirements?”, North Carolina Medical Board Forum, 4:13, 2000.
57. “Two dogs were divided into four groups…”, Current Surgery 57(6):658, 2000.
58. “Risk Management 2002”, North Carolina Medical Board Forum 3:19, 2002.
59. "Reimbursable.  Not Reimbursable.”, North Carolina Medical Board Forum 3:16, 2001.
60. “Let me introduce you to our faculty”, Surgery 134:5 (2003), p. 834.
61. “I’ll be back in the morning.” Surgery 134:1 (2003), p. 14.
62. “Punch in before reporting to work site.” Surgery 134:1 (2003), p. 28.
63. “Recruitment of young people is vital. Surgery 134:3, (2003), p. 417.
64. “Autumn Treasures.” NC Medical Board Forum 2003 (3), p. 17.
65.  “The purpose of this presentation was to get a free trip to San Francisco”, Surgery 135:1 (2004), p. 117.
66. “And here are some data I made up last night”. Surgery 135:2, (2004), p. 231.
67.  “Four dogs were divided into eight groups”, Surgery 135:3 (2004), p. 356.
68. “We use him a lot. We call him Ten Dogs”, Surgery 135:4 (2004), p. 459.
69. “And here is your bell.  Maybe someone will answer it”, Surgery 135:5 (2004), p. 567.
70. “We enjoyed having you on CT surgery all those months. If you ever see a case, send it to us”, Surgery 135:6 (2004), p. 692.
71. “Afraid no, George.  Having six puppies does not qualify you for paternity leave”, Surgery 136:1 (2004), p. 97.
72. “CONCLUSION: AT increases with FT^3/ry -7 more than GL-3 and VRTmax. In addition, ARM, ZTF, GOP (10) respond incrementally to the mbg/uB ratios. These data suggest that HRC separation (y^14/G^43) may affect something important”, Surgery 136:2 (2004), p. 175.
73. Joseph Smith, MD, A non-profit entity, Surgery 136:3 (2004), p. 531.
74. “Sure, but what’s the hypothesis?” Surgery 136:4 (2004), p. 747.
75. “It’s not true.  I never had a gastric bypass!” Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases  Jan/Feb V1:1 2005.
76. “Please help me congratulate Jim here for completing his residency.  He will now go on to finish his training”, Surgery 137:2 (2005), p. 131.
77. “Well, here’s the deal.  We lost two third years to plastic and a fourth year to thoracic, so I hired two PA’s to serve as chief residents”, Surgery 137:3 (2005), p. 273.
78. “If I do everything right, I’ll get $47.  If he makes one mistake, I get $3 million.”, Surgery, 137:4 (2005), p. 410.
79. “Bands 75  Bypass 96” Surgery of Obesity and Realted Disease 1 (2005) p. 104.
80. “Well, I don’t  think it’s funny.”  Mission, Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University, Spring 2005, p37.
81. “Good morning.  I’m your captain and I just completed a three day program to fly this plane”, Surgery 137:5 (2005) p. 517.
82. “But Doctor, if bariatric surgery is the most effective treatment for my diabetes, why didn’t you mention it?”  Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases 1:3 (2005) p. 387.
83. “First I want to thank the authors for not sending me their manuscript.”  Surgery 136:6 (2004), p. 1137.
84. “Well, Dr. Warshaw, I have never seen the pancreas but I certainly believe in it.”  Surgery 137:6 (2005), p.625.
85. “Now let’s take up the by-laws” “Any questions?” Surgery 138:1 (2005), p. 20.
86. “Oh, about a pound a week…”  Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases 1 (2005) p. 442.
87. “Nothing against your Doctor Osler. I just don’t want to be a textbook”, Surgery 138:2 (2005), p. 140.
88. “When can I get my License?” North Carolina Medical Board Forum, October 2005.
89. “Mommy, Mommy, I think it’s Daddy!!!” Surgery 138:3, (2005) p. 414.
90. “We use nine ports…”  Surgery 138:4 (2005) p. 582.
91. “I don’t need a seat.  I’m just here to sign the attendance record…” Surgery 138:5, (2005) p. 898.
92.  “Hey, if I’m just eating fiber, why am I getting fat?” Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases 1(2005) p. 588.
93. “George, the doctor told me that you’re my biggest risk factor.” Surgery 138 (6), December 2005.
94. “Oh, no, John, I don’t mind hallway consults at all.  Now drop your pants.” Surgery 139 (1), January 2006.
95. “Here is my problem.  I met my residency requirements with six of these procedures…” Surgery 139 (2), February 2006.
96. “Thank you for joining us in the fight against obesity and diabetes.” The Laupus Library Umbrella 1 (1), March 2006, p. 7.
97. “Thank you for that dumb question.” Surgery 139 (3) March 2006, p. 333.
98. “Doctor Jones was present during the significant part of the operation.” Surgery 139 (4) p. 500.
99. “He suggested appointing a Steering Committee.” Surgery 139 (5), p. 607.
100. “Well, it’s a zero-sum game… and your sum is zero.” Surgery 139 (6) p. 805.
101. “Any other questions?” Surgery 140 (1), p. 65.
102.  “Talk about going back to the literature.” The Laupus Library Umbrella 1 (2) August 2006, p 7.
103.  “I heard they made you an emeritus.” Surgery 140 (3), p. 395.
104.   Judge Hits Witness.  Bariatric Times, September 2006, volume 3, number 7, p. 19.
105. “What do you do?  I make people well.”  SOARD 2 (2006) p. 582.
106. “Dad, why can’t you clean fish like everybody else?” SOARD 2 (2006), p. 671.
107. “Now do you see it?” The Laupus Library Umbrella 1 (3), December 2006, p. 7.
108. “Never Home”.  Surgery.  141(1), January 2007, p. 89.
109. “I didn’t know that you were a psychiatrist?”  “No, I run a department of surgery.”  Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases.January/February 2007 Vol 3, (1), pg. 105.
110. “Jones State Prison”.  Bariatric Times, Vol 4, Number 1, page 3, January/February 2007.
111. “So how do you like being the chair?”  Surgery, February 2007, Volume 141, Number 2, p. 184.
112. “Here’s the way the data looks with different statistical tests.  Which version would you like to use?”
The Laupus Library, Vol 2, No 1, March 2007.
113. “It’s A Simple Protocol.  You’re About Here.”  Surgery, Vol 151, Number 5,  page 296, March 2007.
114.  “I Just Lost 185 Pounds of Worthless FAT.  My Divorce Became Final Today.”  Surgery, Vol 141, Number 4, , page 419, April 2007.
115.   “And at the end of five years of training, when you have completed your chief residency, you will have performed at least twenty-five gastric bypass procedures. . .”  “But I need at least 125 to be competent and to get credentials. . .”  “Yes, that’s true.”  Surgery, Vol 161 Number 6, page 763, June 2007.
116.  “Professor Morton!!!  Enjoying the meeting?”  Surgery, Vol 142, Number 3, page 342, September 2007.
117.  “And again congratulations to Bill Freund here…” Surgery, 2007.
118.  “Yes, I appreciate your suggestion to clean up the data.” Surgery, 2007.
119.  “Well, John, congratulations again on earing tenure!” Surgery, 2007
120.  “So tell me this. How can the IRB decide what happens to me?” Surgery, 2007.
121.   “Welcome. I’m Saint Peter and you must be Professor Franz, the famous scientist…” Surgery, 2007.
122.  “Doctor, don’t you ever talk to me about exercise. I lift 380 lbs. every time I go to the bathroom.” SOARD, 2007.
123.  “Thank you for the opportunity to introduce myself.” SOARD, 2007.
124.  “Mary, Mary, stop the car!” SOARD, 2007.
125.  “Well, I knew it would happen. They finally re-classified tape worms as a minimally invasive species.” SOARD 2007.
126.  “I think there is still too much emphasis on service.” Surgery, 2007.
127.  “Yes, it’s amazing: two hours to achieve what couldn’t be done with twenty years of diet, exercise, drugs, and behavioral modification.” SOARD, 2007.
128.  “Hi, we’re from General Administration. We’re here to help. Tell us again why you need to upgrade your lab.” Surgery, 2007.
129.  “Today’s Special, Shed your flab only $459/pound.” SOARD, 2007.
130.  “Yeah, but what about funding?” SOARD, 2007.
131. “No I never indicate the values. This way I can use the same slide for several talks” The Laupus Library Umbrella, Vol 3, No 1, January 2008.
132.  “Congratultions! I hear that you were elected the token woman.” Surgery, Vol. 143, No. 2, February 2008.
133.  “Always give them a complete, very detailed financial report. It confuses them.” Surgery, Vol. 143, No. 3, pg. 328. March 2008.
134. “My faculty is demanding an eighty hour work week…”  Surgery, Vol 143, No. 4, April 2008.
135. “So,how did you do on the orals?”  Surgery, Vol 143 No 5, May 2008.
136.  “If you don’t mind, I’d rather be randomized to the band instead of the gastric bypass.” SOARD, Vol 4, No. 1, pg. 76. Jan/Feb 2008.
137. “Which one is the obesity center?” SOARD, Vol 4, No. 2, pg. 212. Mar/Apr 2008.
138. “OR, Diagnosis, Operation, Surgeon.”  Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases.  May/June 2008, Vol 4, Number 3, page 472.
139. “WANTED:  Rural Surgeon.  Beautiful location.  Continuous on-Call schedule.  High Medicaid participation.  Hospital with rich traditional technology.  Spouse with a nursing degree helpful.  Private school only 30 miles away.  Free membership to Kiwanis and Chamber of Commerce”.  Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases.  June 2008, Vol 143 , Number 6, page 714.
140. “Learning Curve”.  Surgical Perspective.  Bariatric Times, , Page 40, June 2008.
141. “I.V. League”.  Surgery, Volume 144, No. 1, July 2008.
142. “Which one is the obesity center?”  Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases, Vol 4, Number 2, page 212, March/April 2008.
143. “OR, DX,  Operation, Surgeon”, Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases.  Vol. 4, Number 3, page 472,  May/June 2008.
144. “Frankly, we don’t have a clue which treatment works best. . . . so we’ll let you decide. . .”  Surgery, Vol 144 Number 3, page 393, September 2008.
145. “OK, after the break we’ll take up the new faculty code. . .”  The Laupus Library Umbrella.  Vol 3, No 3, October 2008.
146. “Doctor, thank you for spending so much time.  Now I know that you are informed and that you want me to consent.  I don’t have a clue about the rest of the explanation.”  Surgery, Vol. 144, Number 5, November 2008.
147.  “So tell me this. How can the IRB decide what happens to me?” Sugery. Vol.145, No. 2. February 2009.
148. “The Dean appointed me the Iterim Chair.” The Laupus Library Umbrella. Vol. 4, No. 1. February 2009.
149.  “Hi, we’re from General Administration.  We’re here to help.  Tell us again why you need to upgrade your lab.”

SUBMITTED CARTOONS:
1. “Doctor, could I be randomized into group 2?” SOARD March 2006.
2.  “Use a smaller font.  I can still read the data.” SOARD March 2006.
3.  “It will take about an hour and I’ll have you home in two days…”  SOARD, August 2006.
4. “Let me first adjust the podium.” Surgery, September 2006.
5. ‘Figure 1: Verbal contributions to the meeting.” Surgery, September 2006.
6. “Hey, got a minute?” Surgery, September 2006.
7. “And I will take you to a new level…” Surgery, September 2006.
8. “Doctor, thank you for spending so much time.” Surgery, September 2006.
9. “Wanted: Rural surgeon. Beautiful Location. Continuous on-call.” Surgery, September 2006.
10. “Welcome to our interactive distance education teaching program.” Surgery, September 2006.
11. “Frankly we don’t have a clue which treatment works best… so we’ll let you decide.” Surgery, September 2006.
12. “So, how did you do on the orals?” Surgery, September 2006.
13. “My faculty is demanding an eighty hour work week…” Surgery, September 2006.
14. “Jones State Prison.  We have 100% follow up.”  Bariatric Times, October 2006.
15. “Look, Fred, you’re a lousy surgical risk.”  SOARD December 2006.
16. “The physical exam revealed a knife in his back.” SOARD December 2006.
17. “The next slide clarifies this concept.” SOARD December 2006.
18. “I told you those kids were too fat.” SOARD December 2006.
19. “Thank you for that most generous introduction.  It leaves just enough time for questions.”  Surgery April 2007.
20. “Your results with those new medicines are certainly exciting.  In surgery, however, we consider such results failures.”  Surgery April 2007.
21. “Yeah, but what about funding?” SOARD, 2007.
22. “Well, I knew it would happen. They finally re-classified tape worms as minimally invasive species.”, SOARD, 2007.
23. “Yes, it's amazing: two hours to achieve what couldn't be done with twenty years of diet...” SOARD, 2007.
24. “Mary, Mary, stop the car!” SOARD, 2007.
25. “Thank you for the opportunity to introduce myself.” SOARD, 2007.
26. “Doctor, don't you ever talk to me about exercise. I lift 380 lbs. every time I go the bathroom.” SOARD, 2007.
27. “Hi, we're from General Administration.” Surgery, 2007.
28. “I think there is still too much emphasis on service.” Surgery, 2007.
29. “Welcome. I'm Saint Peter and you must be Professor Franz, the famous scientist...” Surgery, 2007.
30. “Yes, I appreciate your suggestion to clean up the data.” Surgery, 2007.
31. “And again congratulations to Bill Freund here who showed us that cholecystectomy is feasible...” Surgery, 2007.

BOOK CHAPTERS:
1. Van Rij AM and Pories WJ:  Zinc in Human Hair.  In: Biochemistry of Zinc, Nriagu JO, ed., Oct. 31, Vol. 204, pp. 490-491, 1964. 
2. Pories WJ and Strain WH:  Zinc and Wound Healing.  In:  Zinc Metabolism, Prasad AS, ed., Charles C. Thomas, Inc., 1966. 
3. Strain WH and Pories WJ:  Zinc Levels of Hair as Tools in Zinc Metabolism. In:  Zinc Metabolism, Prasad AS, ed., Charles C. Thomas, Inc., 1966. 
4. Pories WJ: Soft Tissue Sarcomas.  In:  Clinical Oncology for Medical Students, Rubin P, ed., University of Rochester Press, 1969. 
5. Sherman CD and Pories WJ:  Surgical Principles of Cancer Therapy.  In: Clinical Oncology for Medical Students, Rubin P, ed., University of Rochester Press, 1969. 
6. Sherman CD and Pories WJ:  Surgical Aspects of Cancer Management.  In: Clinical Oncology for Medical Students, 3rd ed., Rubin P., ed., 1970-71. 
7. Pories WJ:  Soft Tissue Sarcomas.  In:  Clinical Oncology for Medical Students, Rubin P, ed., 3rd ed., 1970-71. 
8. Pories WJ, Plecha FR, Castele TJ, and Strain WH: Complications of Arteriography and Phlebography.  In:  Complications in Vascular Surgery, Beebe HG, ed., Philadelphia, Lippincott, 1973. 
9. Pories WJ and Strain WH:  Zinc Sulfate Therapy in Surgical Patients.  In: Clinical Applications of Zinc Metabolism, Pories WJ, Strain WH, Hsu JM, and Woosley RL, eds., Charles C. Thomas, 1974. 
10. Pories WJ, Mansour EG, Plecha FR, Flynn A, and Strain WH: Metabolic Factors Affecting Zinc Metabolism in the Surgical Patient.  In:  Trace Elements in Human Health and Disease, Vol. 1, Academic Press, 1976. 
11. Pories WJ and Plecha FR:  Tissue Healing.  In:  Basic Surgery, McCredie and Donner, eds., Macmillan Co., 1977. 
12. van Rij AM and Pories WJ:  Zinc in Wound Healing.  In: Zinc in the Environment, Part II, Health Effects, Nriagu JO, ed., John Wiley and Sons, 1980. 
13. van Rij AM and Pories WJ:  Zinc and Copper in Surgery.  In: Zinc and Copper Medicine, Sarper RM, and Karcioglu ZA, eds., Springfield, Ill., Thomas, 1980. 
14. van Rij AM and Pories WJ:  Zinc and Tumor Growth.  In: Carcinogenicity and Metal Ions, Vol. 10, Sigel H, eds., Metal Ions in Biological Systems, New York, Marcel Dekker, 1980. 
15. Pories WJ, Murinson D, and Zagars D:  Soft Tissue Sarcomas.  In: Clinical Oncology for Medical Students and Physicians, 6th ed., Rubin P, and Bakemeir R, eds. , 1981.
16. Pories WJ:  Bypass Procedures for Morbid Obesity.  In: Textbook of Surgery: The Biological Basis of Modern Surgical Practice, 12th ed., Sabiston D, ed., Philadelphia, WB Saunders, 1981. 
17. Pories WJ and Plecha FR:  Tissue Healing.  In:  Basic Surgery, 2nd ed., McCredie, ed., New York, McMillan Co. 1986. 
18. Pories WJ:  Hemostasis.  In:  Operative Surgery, General Principles, London, Butterworth's, Fourth Edition, 1983. 
19. Pories WJ:  Wound Closure.  In: Operative Surgery, General Principles, London, Butterworth's, Fourth Edition, 1983. 
20. Pories WJ:  Total Thyroidectomy.  In:  Operative Surgery, General Principles, London, Butterworth's, Fourth Edition, 1983. 
21. Pories WJ:  Thyroglossal Duct Cyst.  In:  Operative Surgery, General Principles, London, Butterworth's, Fourth Edition, 1983. 
22. Pories WJ:  Gastric Bypass and Gastric Partitioning.  In: Operative Surgery, Abdomen, London, Butterworth's, Fourth Edition, 1983. 
23. Pories WJ:  Staplers in GI Surgery.  In:  Operative Surgery, Abdomen, London, Butterworth's, Fourth Edition, 1983. 
24. Crounse RG, Pories WJ, Bray JT, and Mauger RL.  Geochemistry and Man--Health and Disease.  I.  Essential Elements in Textbook of Applied Geochemistry, (Editor Thornton I.), pp. 309-333, 1984, Academic Press, London. 
25. Crounse RG, Pories WJ, Bray JT, and Mauger RL.  Geochemistry and Man--Health and Disease.  II.  Elements Possibly Essential, Those Toxic and Others in Textbook of Applied Geochemistry, (Editor Thornton I.), pp. 309-333, 1984, Academic Press, London. 
26. Ogburn N., Pories WJ:  Surgery of the Visceral Arteries.  In: Operative Surgery, Vascular, London, Butterworth's pp. 152-165, 1985. 
27. Pories WJ, Murinson DS, Rubin P:  Soft Tissue Sarcoma.  In: Clinical Oncology:  A Multidisciplinary Approach, Sixth Edition, pp.  308-324, 1983. 
28. Jones JG, Jesseph JE, Pories WJ:  Office Surgery.  In: Textbook of Family Practice, Third Edition, pp.  842-853, 1983. 
29. Pories WJ:  The Surgical Approach to Morbid Obesity.  In: Textbook of Surgery: The Biological Basis of Modern Surgical Practice, 13th ed., Sabiston D.C., Ed., Philadelphia, WB Saunders, 1986, pp. 928-946. 
30. Flickinger EG and Pories WJ.  Gastric Bypass and Other Gastric Restrictive Procedures in Massive Obesity.  In: Surgery of the Stomach, Duodenum and Small Intestine, H. William Scott, Jr., M.D.  and John Sawyers, M.D.  Boston, MA: Blackwell Scientific Publications. 1987. pp. 785-802. 
31. Pories WJ.  Wound Closure.  In: Atlas of General Surgery, Hugh Dudley, David C. Carter and R.C.G. Russell.  Boston, MA: Butterworths, 1986, pp. 1-11. 
32. Silverman JF, Pories WJ, and Caro JF.  Liver Pathology in Morbidly Obese Patients.  In:  Human Pathology. In Press. 
33. Pories WJ:  The Surgical Approach to Morbid Obesity.  In: Textbook of Surgery: The Biological Basis of Modern Surgical Practice, 14th ed., Sabiston D.C., Ed., Philadelphia, WB Saunders, 1991, pp. 851-866. 
34. Chen JJ, Leggett N, O'Brien K, Long S, Khazanie PG, Dohm LG, Sinha MK, Barakat HA, Pories WJ, and Caro JF:  Insulin Action in Obesity and Diabetes. In:  Progress in Obesity Research 1990, Y. Oomura Eds. et al, John Libbey & Company, Ltd., 1991, pp. 365-369. 
35. Flickinger EG and Pories WJ.  Gastric Bypass and Other Gastric Restrictive Procedures in Morbid Obesity.  In:  Surgery of the Stomach, Duodenum and Small Intestine.  H. William Scott, Jr., M.D. and John Sawyers, M.D.  Boston, MA: Blackwell Scientific Publications. 1992. pp. 638-652. 
36. MacDonald KG  and Pories WJ.  Roux Gastric Bypass or Vertical Banded Gastroplasty.  In:  Problems in General Surgery: Surgical Treatment of Morbid Obesity.   Lloyd M. Nyhus, M.D. and Edward E. Mason, M.D.  Philadelphia, PA:  J.B. Lippincott Company, 1992.  pp. 321-330. 
37. Pories WJ and MacDonald KG.  The Surgical Treatment of Morbid Obesity.  In:  Current Opinion in General Surgery.  John M. Daly, ed., Philadelphia, PA: Current Science Ltd., 1993, pp. 195-205. 
38. Pories WJ.  The Surgical Approach to Morbid Obesity.  In: Essentials of Surgery.  David C Sabiston, Jr., M.D., ed. Philadelphia, PA: W.B. Saunders Company, 1994, pp. 315-317. 
39. Pories WJ.  Anatomy.  In:  Surgical Resident Curriculum, 2nd ed.  Cox SS, Pories WJ, Foil MB, Patselas TN, eds.  Arlington, VA: The Association of Program Directors in Surgery, 1995, pp. 19-20.
40. Berry RE, Gilbert CM, Pories WJ.  Physiology. In:  Surgical Resident Curriculum, 2nd ed.  Cox SS, Pories WJ, Foil MB, Patselas TN, eds.  Arlington, VA: The Association of Program Directors in Surgery, 1995, pp. 21-22. 
41. O’Neill JA, Pories WJ, Patselas TN.  Pediatric Surgery. In:  Surgical Resident Curriculum, 2nd ed.  Cox SS, Pories WJ, Foil MB, Patselas TN, eds.  Arlington, VA: The Association of Program Directors in Surgery, 1995, pp. 102-104. 
42. Stone MD, Doyle J, Patselas TN, Pories WJ.  Management of Ambulatory Surgery and Outpatient Care. In:  Surgical Resident Curriculum, 2nd ed.  Cox SS, Pories WJ, Foil MB, Patselas TN, eds.  Arlington, VA: The Association of Program Directors in Surgery, 1995, pp. 151-155. 
43. Smout JC, Morris AJ, Pories WJ.  Practice Management. In:  Surgical Resident Curriculum, 2nd ed.  Cox SS, Pories WJ, Foil MB, Patselas TN, eds.  Arlington, VA: The Association of Program Directors in Surgery, 1995, pp. 168-172. 
44. Pories WJ. The Surgical Approach to Morbid Obesity in Sabiston, David C and Lyerly, H. Kim: Sabiston Textbook of Surgery, Pocket Companion, W.B. Saunders Co. Philadelphia, 1997, pp 323-327. 
45. Pories WJ. The Surgical Approach to Morbid Obesity in Sabiston, David C and Lyerly, H. Kim: Sabiston Textbook of Surgery, W.B. Saunders Co. Philadelphia, 1997, pp 933-946. 
46. Pories WJ. Review of Surgery in Sabiston, David C, W.B. Saunders Co. Philadelphia, 1997. 
47. Pories WJ and Crombie, CH. “Complications of Bronchoscopy--Flexible Endoscopic Procedures” in Ponsky, Jeffrey L: Complications of Endoscopic and Laparoscopic Surgery, Lippincott-Raven, 1997, pp 3-11.
48. Pories WJ.  Invited commentary to Rucinski, J. “Surgical Education” in Schein, M and Wise, L. Crucial
 Controversies in Surgery, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 1999, pp 23-26.
49. Lake MT Pories WJ.  Surgery for Morbid Obesity.  Prognosis and Outcome Expectancy of Surgical Diseases,  McKellar DP, Reiling RB, and Eiseman B, eds.  Quality Medical Publishing, Inc.: St. Louis, 1999, pp. 224-227.
50. Smith D, Pories WJ, and MacDonald KG.  “The Surgical Treatment of Morbid Obesity.”  Obesity: Pathology and Therapy.  D. Lockwood and T. Heffner, Editors, Springer-Verlag, Heidelberg, Germany, 2000:259-291. 
51. Pories, WJ.  Invited commentary to Scopinaro N and Papadia F.  “Malabsorptive Procedures” in Schein, M and Wise, L.  Controversies in Surgery, Springer, New York, 2001, pp. 360-363.
52. Pories WJ and Beshay JE.  “Surgery for Obesity: Procedures and Weight Loss.”  Eating Disorders and Obesity: A Comprehensive Handbook, Fairburn CG and Brownell KD, Editors.  Chapter 101, 2002.
53. Pories WJ and Locke JE.  “The Morbidly Obese Surgical Patient,” Basic Science for Surgeons: A Review, Argenta LC, Editor, Chapter 29, 2004
54. Pories WJ, Roth JS. Gastric Bypass. Chapter 11 in Martin LF. Surgical Treatment of Obesity. McGraw-Hill. 2004
55. Pories WJ.  Foreward to How Winning Kids Lose: The Camp Timber Creek Weight Loss and Fitness Plan for Children, Standiford L, Green I.  (Submitted June 2004)
56. Pories WJ.  Chapter 13-Cross Cutting Issues.  In: New Frontiers in Geriatrics Research Soloman DH, LoCiceroo III J, Rosenthal RA, eds.  New York, NY: American Geriatrics Society, 2004, pp 369-419.
57. Pories, WJ.  Forward to Total Body Lift, Hurwitz, DJ.  MDPublish.com, New York, 2005, pp. 11-12.
58. Pories WJ, Beshay, JE. “Surgery for Obesity: Procedures and Weight Loss.” Eating Disorders and Obesity” A Comprehensive Handbook, Fairburn CG and Brownell DK, Editors.  Chapter 101, Second Edition, 2005.
59. Pender, JR and Pories WJ.  “The Obesity Epidemic” Bariatric Surgery: A Primer for Your Medical Practice.  Farraye FA and Forse RA, Editors. Slack Incorporated, Thorofare, NJ, 2005, pp. 1-18.
60. Pories WJ and Rendon SE.  “Resolution of Bariatric Comorbidities: Diabetes.” Surgical Management of Obesity.  Buchwald H, Cowan GS and Pories WJ, Editors.  Saunders Elseveir, Philadelphia, PA, 2007, pp. 365-370.
61. Pories WJ.  Forward to “Personal Matters” chapter.  Putting Things In Order: A Journal to Organize Your Life for the Next Generation, Baumritter E and Finkle D, authors.  Chronicle Books, San Francisco, 2006, p. 98.
62. Pories WJ and Pender JR.  “Bariatric Surgery” web chapter in Master of Surgery, Volume One, Fifth Edition.  Fisher JE, editor, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Philadelphia, 2007.
63. Walter J. Pories, MD, et al.  “Promises Kept:  East Carolina University, 1980-2007”, p. 393 (8) – The Brody School of Medicine.  Edited by Henry C. Ferrell, Jr.
64. Michael J. Barker, MD and Walter J. Pories, MD.  “Evolving Surgical Therapy for Obesity.”  Handbook of Obesity, 3rd Edition, Part 2, June 1, 2007.
65. Sandhya Lagoo-Deenadayalan, MD, PhD and Walter J. Pories, MD, FACS.  “Geriatric General Surgery”.  A
Supplement to New Frontiers in Geriatrics Research.  An Agenda for Surgical and Related Medical Specialities.  April 2008.
66. Michael J. Barker and Walter J. Pories.  “Evolving Surgical Therapy for Obesity”.  Handbook of Obesity. 
Clinical Applications.  Third Edition.  July 2008.

CHAPTERS IN PRESS
1. Pories WJ and Pender JR.  “Bariatric Surgery.”  In Mastery of Surgery.  Fischer JE, Editor.  (Submitted April 2005.)
2. Thampi AK, Corprew RN, Pories WJ. Nutritional Consequences and Management. In Pitombo C (ed), Obesity Surgery: Principles and Practice, McGraw-Hill, in press, 2006.
3. Enterkin J, Pratt GM, Pories WJ.  Assuring Access to Bariatric Surgery. In Daniel Jones text, Beth Israel/Deaconess Hospital/Harvard.
4. Ampadi Thampi, KMD, FRCS, Robert N.L. Corprew, Jr., Michael Barker, MD, Walter J. Pories,, MD.
“Nutritional Consequences and Management”  Federal University of Rio de Janeiro.  In press 2007.
5. Pories, Walter J.  “GHRELIN?  Yes, It’s Spelled Correctly.”  Invited Editorial Submitted to the Annals  
       of Surgery, August 16, 2007.
6. Pories, Walter J.  “Consortium for Excellence:  A New Concept for Quality Improvement”.  Weight
Loss Surgery:  Multidisciplinary Team Approach textbook.  Submitted August 2007.
7. Learn, Chris A., Hughes, Gail D., DeMaria, Eric J., Clark, Bobby, and Pories, Walter.  ASMBS
Abstract.  Low Surgical Volumes in Hospitals that Meet Surgical Review Corporation (SRC) Bariatric
Surgery Center of Excellence (BSCOE) Minimum Standards Do Not Demonstrate an Adverse Impact on Surgical Outcomes.  November 2007.
8. Pories, Walter J. and Pratt, Gary.  “Volume Matters”  Submitted April 2008 to the Bariatric Times.

SCIENTIFIC EXHIBITS:
1. DeWeese JA, Pories WJ, Phillips CE, and Rogoff SM: Phlebography in the Diagnosis of Venous Thrombosis. 
 Exhibited at New York State Medical Society, May 9-31, 1960; American College of Surgeons, October 10-15, 1970, San Francisco, California.   
2.   Wagner KJ and Pories WJ: Subcutaneous Simple Mastectomy with Immediate Replacement: Experiences with a Silicone Prosthesis.  Exhibited at American College of Surgeons, October, 1966.

MOVIES
1. Pories WJ and Spencer HB:  The Treatment of Priapism with a Caverno-Saphenous Shunt. 1965, Film Library.  American College of Surgeons.
2. Wagner KJ and Pories WJ: Subcutaneous Mastectomy with Immediate Replacement. 1965, Film Library.  American College of Surgeons.
3. Pories WJ and Plecha FR:  Surgical Approaches to Intestinal Angina.  1967, Film Library. American College of Surgeons.
4. Pories WJ:  Esophageal Cancer...Improving Outlook.  1991,  Southeastern Surgical Congress.
5. Pories, Walter J.  “Is Obesity a Genetic Disease?”  American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery, The Obesity Compendium, June 2008.

BOOKS:
1. Pories WJ, Strain WJ, Strain WH, Hsu JM, Woosley RL:  Clinical Applications of Zinc Metabolism. Charles C. Thomas, 1974.
2. Dudley H, Pories WJ, Carter D. (General Editors):  Operative Surgery Alimentary Tract and Abdominal Wall.  3 vols.  Butterworth's, Fourth Edition, 1983.
3. Dudley H, Pories WJ.  (General Editors):  Operative Surgery.  General Principles Volume 1 (Dudley, H, Pories, WJ, Volume editors).  Butterworth's, 4th Edition, 1983.
4. Pories WJ and Thomas FT:  Office Surgery for Family Physicians. Butterworth's Publishers, 1985.
5. Fazio VW, Fobi MAL, Nance FC, Pories WJ, and Ruhalter A.  (Editorial Review Board): Surgical Stapling Techniques, Ethicon, Inc.  1986.
6. Smout JC and Pories WJ:  Surgical Resident Curriculum.  Association of Program Directors in Surgery, 1992.
7. Cox SS, Pories WJ, Foil MB, and Patselas TN:  Surgical Resident Curriculum, 2nd edition.  Association of Program Directors in Surgery, 1995.
8. Cox SS and Pories WJ:  Surgical Resident Curriculum, 3rd edition.  Association of Program Directors in Surgery, 2000.
9. Cox SS, Pofahl WE, and Pories WJ.  Surgical Resident Curriculum, 4th edition.  Association of Program Directors in Surgery, 2002.
10. Buchwald H, Cowan GS and Pories WJ, Editors.  Surgical Management of Obesity.  Saunders Elsevier, 2007.

PUBLICATIONS:
1. Witter FR, Pories WJ, and Cottone MA: Large Scale Preparation of Liver Mitochondria with the Waring Blender.  Proc Soc Expl Biol Med, 84:674, 1953.
2. Strain WJ, Dutton AM, Hayer HR, Pories WJ, and Ramsey GH: Acceleration of Burn and Wound Healing with Methioine Zinc.  University of Rochester Report, 1954.
3. Pories WJ: The Acceleration of Wound Healing with Zinc Compounds.  MD with Honor Thesis.  University of Rochester, 1955.
4. Breslau RC, Pories WJ, and Schwartz SI: A Portable Technique of the Maintenance of Constant Sterile Postoperative Wound Suction.  Surgery, 46:711, 1959.
5. Pories WJ, McDonald DR, and Hinshaw JR: A Calibrated Radiopaque Penrose Drain.  Trans Am Assn Genito Surg.  52:134, 1960.
6. Strain WH, Pories WJ, and Hinshaw JR: Zinc Studies in Skin Repair. Surg. Forum, 11:391, 1960.
7. Hinshaw JR, Pories WJ, Harris PD, David TR, and Schwartz SI: Effect of the Molecular Size of Dextran on Liver and Kidney Oxygen Tension.  Surg. Forum, 11:360, 1960.
8. DeWeese JA, Rogoff SM, Phillips CE, and Pories WJ: Deep Venous Thrombosis. Postgrad Med, 29:613, 1961.
9. Pories WJ, McDonald DF, Hinshaw Jr. “A Calibrated Radiopaque Penrose Drain.”  J Urol. 1961 Mar; 85:405-7.
10. Pories WJ, Harris PD, Hinshaw JR, David TR, and Schwartz SI: Blood Sludging: An Experimental Critique of Its Occurrence and Its Supposed Effects.  Ann Surg, 155:33, 1962.
11. Pories WJ, Gerle RD, Sherman CD, and Hinshaw JR:  The Danger of Esophageal Replacement with Antiperistaltic Loops of Small Bowel. Ann Surg, 156:68, 1962.
12. Hopkins BK, Tuttle LW, Pories WJ, and Strain WH: Strotium-90 in Hair. Science, 139:1064, 1963.
13. Strain WH, Huegin F, Lankau CA, Berliner WP, McEvoy RK, and Pories WJ: Zinc- 65 Retention by Aortic Tissue in Rats. Int J Appl Radiat, 15:231, 1964.
14. Strain WH, Berliner WP, Lankau CA, McEvoy RK, Pories WJ, and Greenlaw RJ: Retention of Radioisotopes by Hair, Bone, and Vascular Tissue. J Nucl Med 5:664, 1964.
15. Strain WH, Lankau CA, and Pories WJ: Zinc-65 in Hair.  Nature 204:90, 1964.
16. Pories WJ, Smith JL, Burget DE, Henzel JH, Arnoldi LB, Hernquist WH, Rob CG, and Strain WH:  Zinc, A New Adjunct in Wound Care.  Rev. International des Services de Sante des Armees.  Nov, 1965.
17. Strain WH, Berliner WJP, Tangeman FT, Lankau CA, and Pories WJ: Retention of Radiocobalt by Hair, Bone, and Vascular Tissue.  J Nucl Med 6(11):831, 1965.
18. Strain WH, Danahy DT, O'Reilly RJ, Thomas MR, Wilsom RM, and Pories WJ: Accumulation of Radioactive Fission Products in Hair.  Trans Am Nucl Soc 8:332, 1965.
19. Strain WH, Danahy DT, O'Reilly RJ, Thomas MR, Wilson MR, and Pories WJ: Elaboration of Strontium and Vanadium Metabolism Through Nuclear Techniques. Trans Am Nucl Soc 9:71, 1966.
20. Pories WJ, Schear EW, Jordan, DR, Chase, J, Parkinson, G, Whittaker, R, Strain, WH, and Rob, CG:  The Measurement of Human Wound Healing.  Surgery 59(5):821, 1966.
21. Strain WH, Steadman LT, Lankau CA, Berliner WP, and Pories WJ: Analysis of Zinc Levels in Hair for the Diagnosis of Zinc Deficiency in Man.  J Lab Clin Med 68(2):244, 1966.
22. Henzel JH, Pories WJ, Burget DE, and Smith JL:  Subclavian Steal: Evaluation and Report of Three Cases.  Am Surg 32(9):591, 1966.
23. Henzel JH, Pories WJ, Burget DE, and Smith JL:  Intra-abdominal Lymphangiomata.  Arch Surg 93(2):304, 1966.
24. Strain WH, Lascari, AD, and Pories WJ:  Zinc Deficiency in Babies.  Trans 7th Int Cong on Nutrition  269, 1966.
25. Henzel JH, Pories WJ, Smith JL, Burget DE, and Plecha FR: Pathogenesis and Management of Abdominal Wall Hematomas.  Arch Surg 93(6):929, 1966.
26. Henzel JH, Smith JL, Pories WJ, and Burget DE:  Fat Embolism Diagnostic Challenge of a Potentially Lethal Clinical Entity.  Am J Surg 113(4):525, 1967.
27. Burget DE, Henzel JH, Smith JL, and Pories WJ:  Inferior Vena Cava Publication for Prevention of Pulmonary Embolism.  Ann Surg 165(3):437, 1967.
28. Pories WJ, Henzel JH, Caris TN, Rob CG, and Strain WH: Promotion of Healing by Oral Zinc Therapy.  Clin Med 74:21, 1967.
29. Pories WJ, Henzel JH, Rob CG, and Strain WH:  Acceleration of Wound Healing in Man with Zinc Sulphate Given by Mouth.  Lancet 1(482):121, 21 Jan, 1967.
30. Pories WJ, Henzel JH, Rob CG, and Strain WH:  Acceleration of Healing with Zinc Sulfate.  Ann Surg 165(3):432, 1967.
31. Schecter LM and Pories, WJ:  Partial Mandibular Replacement with a Silicone Strut.  Am J Surg 113(6):846, 1967.
32. Henzel JH, DeWeese JA, and Pories WJ:  Significance of Magnesium and Zinc Metabolism in the Surgical Patient.  Arch Surg 95(6):991, 1967.
33. Pories WJ:  Trace Elements and Wound Healing.  Proc Cong on Trace Substances in Environmental Health, Columbia, MO, No. 1:114, 1967.
34. Strain WH, Rob CG, Pories WJ, Hennessen JA, Montoya J, Barker W, and Haskins J:  Nuclear Methods for the Study of Zinc Metabolism.  Trans Am Nucl Soc 10:60, 1967.
35. Strain WH, Rob CG, Pories WJ, Hennessen JA, Barker, W and Montoya J: Zinc-Binding Capacity of Serum.  J Nucl Med 8:299, 1967.
36. Henzel JH, Pories WJ, and DeWeese JA:  Etiology of Lateral Cervical Cysts. Surg Gynecol Obstet 125(1):87, 1967.
37. Strain WH, Danahy DT, O'Reilly RJ, Thomas MR, Wilson RM, and Pories WJ: Promotion of Radioisotope Excretion.  J Nucl Med 8d(2):110, 1967.
38. Heeg MD, Chappell SM, and Pories WJ:  The Use of Intact Colon to Expand Bladder Capacity.  J Urol 99(4):436, 1968.
39. Strain WH, Pories WJ, Zaresky SA, and Datillo E:  Health Hazards from 65-An Pollution.  Trans Am Nucl Soc 11:60, 1968.
40. Strain WH, Rob CG, Pories WJ, Childres RC, Hennessen JA, and Graber FM: Activation Analysis of Normal and Atherosclerotic Aortas from Rats and Man. Trans Am Nucl Soc 11:62, 1968.
41. Parrish EH, Adams JT, Pories WJ, Burget DE, and DeWeese JA: Pulmonary Emboli Following Vena Caval Ligation.  Arch Surg 97(6):899, 1968.
42. Strain WH, Rob CG, Pories WJ, Hennessen JA, and Montoya J: Zinc-Binding Capacity and Zinc Levels of Serum.  J Nucl Med 9:352, 1968.
43. Strain WH, Peer RM, Thomas MR, Gass AP, and Pories WJ: Promotion of 203 Hg-Chlormerodrin Excretion of Cold Chlormerodrin or Mercurhydrin.  J Nucl Med 9:373, 1968.
44. Strain WH, Rob CG, Pories WJ, Childres RC, Thompson MF, Hennessen JA, and Graber FM:  Activation Analysis of Normal and Atherosclerotic Aortas.  Applied Spectroscopy 23:121, 1969.
45. Strain WH, Pories WJ, Peer RM, Datillo E, and Spencer J: Protective Agents for Promoting Radioisotope Excretion.  Trans Am Nucl Soc 12:59, 1969.
46. Pories WJ, Strain WH, Peer RM, and Landew MA:  Zinc Deficiency as a Cause of Delayed Wound Healing.  Current Topics in Surgical Research 1:315, 1969.
47. McQuitty JT Jr, DeWys WD, Monaco L, Strain WH, Rob CG, Apgar J, and Pories WJ: Inhibition of Tumor Growth by Dietary Zinc Deficiency.  Cancer Res 30(5):1387, 1970.
48. DeWys WD, Pories WJ, Richter MC, Strain WH, and Hall TC: Inhibition of Walker 256 Carcinosarcoma Growth by Dietary Zinc Deficiency.  Proc Soc Exp Biol Med 135(1):17, 1970.
49. Pories WJ and Morton JH:  Solitary and Selected Multiple Metastases: Diagnosis and Management.  Postgrad Med 48(5):107, 1970.
50. Pories WJ and Strain WH:  The Role of Zinc in Tissue Repair after Injury. In:  Trace Element Metabolism in Animals, Mills, CF, ed, E & S Livingstone, Edinbugh, 1970.
51. Pories WJ and Strain WH:  The Functional Role of Zinc in Epidermal Tissues. In:  Trace Element Metabolism in Animals, Mills, CF, ed, E & S Livingstone, Edinbugh, 1970.
52. Pories WJ and Strain WH:  Once Upon A Trace Metal:  The Zinc Story.  Med Opinion 7:38, 1971.
53. Macon WI and Pories WJ:  The Effect of Iron Deficiency Anemia on Wound Healing.  Surgery 69(5):792, 1971.
54. Pories WJ, Strain WH, and Rob CG:  Zinc Deficiency in Delayed Healing and Chronic Disease.  Geol Soc Am 123:73, 1971.
55. Flynn A, Pories WJ, Strain WH, and Hill OA:  Mineral Element Correlation with  Adenohypophyseal-Adrenal Cortex Function and Stress.  Science 173(400):1035, 1971.
56. Strain WH, Kolenich JJ, Rubis LJ, Bast JF, Segel AS, and Pories WJ: Inherent Hazards Associated with Scintiscanning Procedures.  Trans Amer Nucl Soc 14:522, 1971.
57. Pories WJ, Kolenich JJ, Segel AS, Bast JF, Flynn A, and Strain WH: Responsibilities for Radiopharmaceuticals.  Trans Amer Nucl Soc 14:521, 1971.
58. Larsen E and Pories WJ:  Frequency of Wound Complications after Surgery for Small Bowel Obstruction.  Am J Surg 122(3):384, 1971.
59. Pullen FW, Pories WJ, and Strain WH:  Delayed Healing:  The Rationale for Zinc Therapy. Laryngoscope 81(10):1638, 1971.
60. Strain WH, Pories WJ, Hill OA, and Graber FM:  Correlation of Results of Activation Analysis of Rat Aortas with Radiocobalt Retention Determinations.  In: Neutron Sources and Applications, Proc ANS National Topical Meeting, National Technical Information Service, Springfield, VA, 1:V-33, 1971.
61. Flynn A, Pories WJ, Strain WH, Hill OA, and Fratianne RB: Rapid Serum-Zinc Depletion Associated with Corticosteroid Therapy.  Lancet 2(735):1169, 1971.
62. Flynn A, Fratianne RB, Hill OA, Pories WJ, and Strain WH: Malversation in Hair Analyses.  Am J Clin Nutr 24(8):893, 1971.
63. Strain WH, Pories WJ, Fratianne RB, and Flynn A:  Studies on Burn and Wound Healing in Rats.  Europ Surg Res 3:379, 1971.
64. Ponsky JL, and Pories WJ:  Paradoxical Cerebral Air Embolism.  N Engl J Med 284(17):985, 1971.
65. Flynn A, Strain WH, and Pories WJ:  Corticotropin Dependency on Zinc Ions. Biochem Biophys Res Commun 46(3):1113, 1972.
66. DeWys WD and Pories WJ:  Inhibition of a Spectrum of Animal Tumors by Dietary Zinc Deficiency.  J Nat Cancer Inst 48(2):375, 1972.
67. Flynn A, Hill OA, Pories WJ, and Strain WH:  Colorimetric Determination of ACTH.  Biochem Biophys Res Commun 47(4):910, 1972.
68. Strain WH, Mansour EG, Pories WJ, Flynn A, and Hill OA: Plasma-Zinc Concentration in Patients with Bronchogenic Cancer.  Lancet 1(758):1021, 1972.
69. Pories WJ, Mansour EG, and Strain WH:  Trace Elements that Act to Inhibit Neoplastic Growth.  Ann NY Acad Sci 199:265, 1972.
70. Strain WH, Pories WJ, Rob CG, Atawneh A, Peer RM, Childres RC, Worland RL, and Zaresky SA:  Mineral Metabolism of Healing Arterial Walls and Organ Transplants.  Europ Surg Res 4:353, 1972.
71. Plecha FR and Pories WJ:  Intraoperative Angiography in the Immediate Assessment of Arterial Reconstruction.  Arch Surg 105(6):902, 1972.
72. Flynn A, Pories WJ, Strain WH, and Hill OA:  Corticotrophin, Corticosteroids, and Zinc.  Lancet 2(770):235, 1972.
73. Strain WH, Pories WJ, and Flynn A:  Accumulation of Radiostrontium in Hair. Proc 2nd Inter Conf on Strontium Metabol, CONF-720818, Nat Tech Info Serv, Springfield, VA, p. 247, 1972.
74. Rubis LJ, Kolenich JJ, Pories WJ, Segel AS, Bast JF, and Strain WH: Extrinsic and Intrinsic Hazards Associated with Brain Scanning.  Neuoradial 4:128, 1972.
75. Strain WH, Pories WJ, Flynn A, and Hill OA:  Trace Element Nutriture and Metabolism Through Head Hair Analysis.  In:  Trace Substances in Environmental Health - V, Columbia, MO, University of Missouri, 1972.
76. Strain WH, Pories WJ, Fratianne RB, and Flynn A:  Hair Radioactivity as a Measure of Exposure to Radioisotopes.  In:  Proc Nat Symposium on Manmade Radiation in Space, Warman, Ed, NASA Technical Memorandum, NASA TM X-2440, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Washington, DC, January, 1972.
77. Flynn A, Pories WJ, Strain WH, and Hill OA:  Zinc's Role in an Active Pituitary-Adrenal Axis.  In:  Trace Substances in Environmental Health - VI, Hemphill, DD, ed, Columbia, MO, University of Missouri, 1973.
78. Flynn A, Strain WH, Pories WJ, and Hill OA:  Zinc Deficiency with Altered Adrenocortical Function and Its Relation to Delayed Healing.  Lancet 1(807):789, 1973.
79. Flynn A, Pories WJ, Strain WH, and Weiland FL:  The Manipulation of Blood Zinc by Progesterone, Naturwissenschaften 60:162, 1973.
80. Pories WJ and Strain WH:  Zinc in Wound Healing. Ciba Revue (Basle), Summer 1973, p. 4 (also in French, German, and Spanish editions).
81. Mansour EG, Strain WH, Pories WJ, and Flynn A:  Serum Copper/Zinc Ratio as an Indicator of Clinical Status in Cancer Patients.  Cancer Chemotherapy Reports 57:91, 1973.
82. Flynn A, Valencic F, Plecha FR, Strain WH, and Pories WJ: Arterial-venous Magnesium Gradients in Hypovolemic Shock:  An Indication of the Irreversible State.  Clinical Res 21:947, 1973.
83. Flynn A, Strain WH, Pories WJ, and Hill OA, Jr.:  Blood Serum Zinc as an Indicator of Acute Stress.  In:  Trace Substances in Environmental Health -VII, Hemphill, DD, ed, Columbia, MO, University of Missouri, 1974.
84. Pories WJ, Mansour EG, Plecha FR, Flynn A, and Strain WH: Inhibition of Biological Action of Zinc in Many by Other Trace Elements.  In:  Trace Element Metabolism in Animals - 2, Hoekstra, WG, et al, eds, Baltimore University Park Press, 1974.
85. Strain WH, Macon WL, Pories WJ, Perim C, Adams FD, and Hill OA: Excretion of Trace Elements in Bile.  In:  Trace Element Metabolism in Animals - 2, Hoekstra, WG, et al, eds, Baltimore, University Park Press, 1974.
86. Plecha FR and Pories WJ:  An Improved Method of Harvesting Long Saphenous Vein Grafts.  Arch Surg 108(2):249, 1974.
87. Flynn A, Pories WJ, and Strain WH:  Zinc Mineralocorticoid Activity of the Steroid Progesterone.  Interface 2:5, 1974.
88. Strain WH, Flynn A, Mansour EG, Plecha FR, Pories WJ, and Hill OA, Jr.: Trace Element Content of Household Water.  In:  Trace Substances in Environmental Health - IX, Hemphill, DD, ed, Columbia, MO, University of Missouri, 1975.
89. Flynn A, Mansour EG, Strain WH, and Pories WJ:  Copper and Zinc Shifts with Ablative Endocrine Surgery in Breast Cancer.  In: Trace Substances in Environmental Health - IX, Hemphill, D, ed, Columbia, MO, University of Missouri, 1975.
90. Futrell WJ and Pories WJ:  Physiologic and Immunologic Considerations of the Lymphatic System in Tumors and Transplants.  Surg Gynecol Obstet 140:273, 1975.
91. Pories WJ and Gaudiani VA:  Cardiac Tamponade.  Surg Clin North Am 55(3):573, 1975.
92. Strain WH, Pories WJ, Mansour EG, and Flynn A:  Therapies for Environmental Element Deficiencies and Toxic Excesses.  Geological Society of America Special Paper 155, pp. 83-105, 1975.
93. Strain WH, Pories WJ, and Flynn A:  Factors Affecting the Action of Zinc in Wound Healing.  In:  Wound Healing:  International Symposium on Wound Healing, Rotterdam, 1974, Gibson, T, and Vaan Der Meulen, JC, eds.  International Foundation for Cooperation in the Medical Sciences, Montreaux, Switzerland, 1975.
94. Valencic F, Dodich B, Hill O, Strain WH, Pories WJ, and Flynn A: Arterial-Venous Magnesium Gradients in Hypovolemic Shock: An Indication of the Irreversible State (39100).  Proc Soc Exp Biol Med 150(3):660, 1975.
95. Farnsworth A, Pories WJ, and Mendelsohn H:  Thymectomy for Myasthenia Gravis.  Aust NZ J Surg 46(2):170, 1976.
96. Plecha FR and Pories WJ:  Extra Anatomic Bypasses for Aorto-Iliac Disease in High Risk Patients.  Surgery 80(4):480, 1976.
97. Schreiber H and Pories WJ:  External Diversion for Palliative Treatment of Malignant Tracheoesophageal or Bronchoesophageal Fistulas.  Am J Surg 131(6):775, 1976.
98. Pories WJ and Rose MA:  Some Additional Notes on Hospice.  Ohio State Med Journal 73(6):379, 1977.
99. Pories WJ:  Some Additional Notes on Hospice.  Ohio State Med Journal 73(6):379, 1977.
100. Pories WJ, DeWys WD, Flynn A, Mansour EG, and Strain WH: Implications of the Inhibition of Animal Tumors by Dietary Zinc Deficiency.  Adv Exp Med Biol 91:243, 1977.
101. Pories WJ, Plecha FR, Flynn A, and Strain WH:  Elevated Serum Copper/Zinc Ratios in Patients with Proven Cardiovascular Disease.  Proceedings Conference on CVD Epidemiology - San Diego, CA, March, 1977.
102. Schreiber H, Macon WL, and Pories WJ:  Incidental Cholecystectomy during Major Abdominal Surgery in the Elderly.  Am J Surg 135(2):196, 1978.
103. Avellone JC, Beven EG, Hertzer NR, Plecha FR, Pories WJ, and DePalma RG: A Regional Specialty Society as a Model to Monitor Surgical Care.  JAMA 240(20):2177, 1978.
104. Pories WJ:  Mamma-carcinoma:  Fragen und Kontroversen.  Kongressbericht, Langenbecks Arch Chir 347:53, 1978.
105. Pories WJ, van Rij AM, and Bray JT:  Does Zinc Cause Cancer?  In:  Trace Substances in Environmental Health - XII, Hemphill, DD, ed, Columbia, MO, University of Missouri, 1978.
106. Pories WJ, DeWys W, Flynn A, Mansour EG, and Strain WH: Zinc Requirement for Tumor Growth.  In:  Trace Element Metabolism in Man and Animals - 3, Kirchgessner, M, ed., Institut fur Ernahrungsphysiologie, Technische Universitat Munchen, 1978.
107. Strain WH, Pories WJ, Michael E, Peer RM, and Zaresky SA: Age and Sex Effects on Trace Element Absorption from the Alimentary Tract.  In:  Trace Element Metabolism in Man and Animals - 3, Kirchgessner, M, ed., Institut fur Ernahrungsphysiologie, Technische Universitat Munchen, 1978.
108. Gravenstein S, Peltz MA, and Pories WJ:  How Ominous is an Abnormal Scan in Bronchogenic Carcinoma?  JAMA 241:23, 2523-2524, 1979.
109. Schreiber H, Barry FM, Russell WC, Macon WL, Ponsky JL, and Pories WJ: Stewart-Treves Syndrome:  A Lethal Complication of Post-Mastectomy Lyphedema and Regional Immune Deficiency.  Arch Surg 114(1):82, 1979.
110. Pories WJ, Tatwneh A, Peer RM, Childres RC, Worland RL, Zaresky SA, and Strain WH:  Mineral Metabolism of the Healing Arterial Wall.  Arch Surg 114(3):254, 1979.
111. Rose MA, Kirkpatrick MK, Faber D, and Pories WJ:  Terminal Care is Different in Rural Areas.  AACR Abstract 10:81, 1979.
112. Pories WJ, Mansour EG, van Rij AM, and Flynn A:  Trace Element Profiles in Cancer Patients.  Biological Trace Element Research 1(3):229, 1979.
113. Bray JT, van Rij AM, Hall MT, and Pories WJ:  Analytical and Sampling Factors Affecting Urinary Zinc Analyses.  In:  Trace Substances in Environmental Health - XIII, Hemphill, DD, ed, Columbia, MO, University of Missouri, pp. 163- 171, 1979.
114. Bray JT, Reilly FJ, Jr., Bates JM, van Rij AM, and Pories WJ: Extyraction Characteristics of a Poly(Dithiocarbamate) Resin Prepared Under Various Reaction Conditions.  In:  Trace Substances in Environmental Health - XIV, Columbia, MO, University of Missouri, pp. 375-382, 1980.
115. van Rij AM, Hall MT, Bray JT, and Pories WJ:  Wound and Hepatic Regulation of Zinc Metabolism After Injury.  Surg Forum 31:85, 1980.
116. Pories WJ and Mehne PR:  Pre-Medical Education:  It Takes Years to Get Over It.  Higher Education:  Trends and Issues for the 80's.  Symposium, East Carolina University and Phi Kappi Phi, Greenville, NC, February, pp. 18-26, 1981.
117. van Rij AM, Bray JT, Pories WJ, and Hall MT:  Zinc as an Integral Component of the Metabolic Response to Trauma.  Surg Gynecol Obstet 153:677-682, 1981.
118. Pories WJ, van Rij AM, Burlingham BT, Fulghum RS, and Meelheim HD: Prophylacatic Cefazolin in Gastric Bypass Surgery.  Surgery 89(8): 426-432, 1981.
119. van Rij AM, Pories WJ, and Rob CG:  Failure of Doppler Ultrasound in the Early Assessment of Blood Flow in Polytetrafluorethylene Grafts.  J Cardiovasc Surg 22(1):58, 1981.
120. Gordon D., Thomas FT, Haisch CE, Blessing D, Thomas JM, Deepe RM, and Pories WJ.  Pre- and post-transplant studies of antidonor antibody-dependent cellular cytotoxicity.  Surg. Forum XXXII:401, 1981.
121. Pories WJ:  Giving it all away.  Letter to the Editor.  The Journal of Clinical Surgery 1(1):42, 1982.
122. Pories WJ, Flickinger Edward, Meelheim HD, van Rij AM, and Thomas FT:  "The Effectiveness of Gastric Bypass Over Gastric Partition in Morbid Obesity."  In: Annals of Surgery 196(4):389-399, 1982.
123. Pories WJ: Management of Late Complications of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysms.  In:  Peripheral Vascular Surgery, Postgraduate Course 17, American College of Surgeons 68th Annual Clinical Congress, Oct. 24-29, 1982, pp. 53-55, 1983. 
124. Flickinger E, Johnsrude I, Ogburn N, Weaver M, and Pories WJ:  "Local Streptokinase Infusion for Superior Mesenteric Artery Thrombo Embolism."  American Journal of Roentgenology 140:771-772, 1983.
125. Flickinger EG, Pories WJ, Meelheim HD, Sinar DR, Blose IL, and Thomas FT:  "The Greenville Gastric Bypass: Progress Report at Three Years.  Annals of Surgery May, 199(5):555-562, 1984.
126. Flickinger EG, Sinar DR, Pories WJ, Sloss RR, Park KH, and Gibson JH: The Bypassed Stomach.  The American Journal of Surgery 149:151-156, 1985.
127. Thomas J, Merck T, Bray J, Smith M, Lannin D, Pories WJ, and Thomas F: Synergistic Action of Selenium (Se) on Polyclonal Immunoactivators (PI).  Surgical Forum, 430-432, 1985.
128. Caro JF, Ittoop O, Pories WJ, Dudek R, and Sinha MK: Insulin Responsive Human Hepatocytes.  Diabetes 34:50A, 1985.
129. Sinha MK, Pories WJ, Jenquin M, Ittoop O, Meelheim HD, Flickinger EG, and Caro JF:  Down Regulation of Insulin Receptors and Insulin Actions in Cultured Adipocytes from Morbidly Obese Patients With or Without NIDDM.  International Journal of Obesity 9(4):A96, 1985.
130. Caro JF, Pories WJ, Ittoop O, Jenquin M, Meelheim HD, Flickinger EG, Silverman JF, Thomas F, and Sinha MK:  Mechanism(s) of Insulin Resistance in Isolated Hepatocytes from Morbidly Obese Patients with NIDDM.  International Journal of Obesity 9(4):A15, 1985.
131. Silverman JF, Lannin DR, Meelheim HD, and Pories WJ:  Subareolar Abscess of the Breast: The Role of Fine Needle Aspiration Biopsy in the Diagnosis and Management of Patients and the Pitfalls in Diagnosis.  American Society of Cytology, p. 942, November, 1985 (abstract).
132. Van Rij AM, Hall MT, Dohm GL, Bray J, and Pories WJ:  "Changes in Zinc Metabolism Following Exercise in Human Subjects.  Biological Trace Element Research 10:99-105, 1986.
133.  Pories WJ. “The Law: Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action.” Curr Surg. 1986 May-Jun; 43(3):181-3.
134. Lannin DR, Silverman JF, Walker C and Pories WJ:  Cost-Effectiveness of Fine Needle Biopsy of the Breast.  Annals of Surgery 203(5):474-480, 1986.
135. Caro JF, Ittoop O, Pories WJ, Meelheim D, Flickinger EG, Thomas F, Jenquin M, Silverman JF, Khazanie PG, and Sinha M: Studies on the Mechanism of Insulin Resistance in the Liver From Humans With Noninsulin-dependent Diabetes: Insulin Action and Binding in Isolated Hepatocytes, Insulin Receptor Structure, and Kinase Activity.  Journal of Clinical Investigation 78:249-258, 1986.
136. DeLozier MG, Israel RG, O'Brien KF, Shaw RA and Pories WJ:  Body Composition and Aerobic Capacity in Morbidly Obese Females Prior to Gastric Bypass Surgery.  Adapted Physical Quarterly 3:259-267, 1986.
137. Pories WJ: Review of A Calculus of Suffering: Pain, Professionalism, and Anesthesia in Nineteenth-Century America by Martin S. Pernick, Victorians Insitute Journal 14:159-163, 1986.
138. Pories WJ: Review of Surgical Oncology by Yosef J. Pilch, Journal of Cancer Education 1(1):51-52, 1986.
139. Pories WJ: Office Surgery, "Manual Skills and Surgical Tools", Emergency Medicine 18(5):167-191, 1986.
140. Pories WJ: Office Surgery, "Anesthesia", Emergency Medicine 18(5):201-206, 1986.
141. Pories WJ: Office Surgery, "Management of the Traumatic Wound: Debridement", Emergency Medicine 18(6):147-169, 1986.
142. Pories WJ: Introduction to the Panel:Minorities in Surgery.  Current Surgery 43(3):181, 1986.
143. Pories WJ:  Changes in Medicare Regulations Do Little to Benefit Many Patients. News and Observer, April 2, 1986.
144. Israel RG, Pories WJ, DeLozier MG, McCammon MR, Eubanks PL, O'Brien KF, Shaw RA, and Vickery SR:  "Peak Metabolic Responses of the Morbidly Obese Before and After Gastric Bypass Surgery." Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise 18:589, 1986 (abstract).
145. Pories WJ: Office Surgery, "Principles of Wound Closure," in Emergency Medicine 18(8):141-151, 1986.
146. Pories WJ and Camnitz PS: Office Surgery, "Emergency Procedures to Open the Airway" in Emergency Medicine 18(9):135-165, 1986.
147. Silverman JF, Lannin DR, Meelheim D, and Pories WJ: "Subareolar Abscess of the Breast: The Role of Fine Needle Aspiration in Diagnosis and Management." Contemporary Surgery 28:45-48, 1986.
148. Pories WJ:  Office Surgery, "Venous and Arterial Access" in Emergency Medicine 18(10):101-139, 1986.
149. Pories WJ:  Office Surgery, "Thoracic Procedures and Emergencies" in Emergency Medicine 18(11):185-233, 1986.
150. Pories WJ:  Office Surgery, "Bandaging Techniques" in Emergency Medicine 18(12):177-204, 1986.
151. Silverman J, Dabbs D, Norris T, Pories W, Legier J, and Kay S: "Localized Primary (AL) Amyloid Tumor of the Breast: Cytologic, Histologic, Immunocytochemical and Ultrastructural Observations".  American Journal of Surgical Pathology 10(8):539-545, 1986.
152. Pories WJ, Editorial Response, Emergency Medicine September 15, 1986, p. 11.
153. Pories WJ, "The Breast" in Emergency Medicine 18(16):147-168, 1986.
154. Lewis LS and Pories WJ:  Medical Student Education: The Surgical Clerkship. Problems in General Surgery 3(4):368-374, 1986.
155. Sinha MK, Pories WJ, Flickinger EG, Meelheim D, and Caro J.  "Insulin- Receptor Kinase Activity of Adipose Tissue from Morbidly Obese Humans With and Without NIDDM", Diabetes 36(5):620-625, 1987.
156. Aslakson H, Folse R, Rhodes R, and Pories WJ.  "A Surgical Residency Curriculum".  Current Surgery 44(5):363-364 pp. 363-364, Sept.-Oct. 1987.
157. Caro JF, Sinha MK, Raju SM, Ittoop O, Pories WJ, Flickinger EG, Meelheim D, and Dohm LG: "Insulin Receptor Kinase in Human Skeletal Muscle from Obese Subjects with and without Noninsulin Dependent Diabetes."  The Journal of Clinical Investigation 79(5):1330-1337, 1987.
158. Pories WJ, Caro JF, Flickinger EG, Meelheim HD, and Swanson MS: "The Control of Diabetes Mellitus (NIDDM) in the Morbidly Obese with the Greenville Gastric Bypass."  Annals of Surgery  206(3):316-323, 1987.
159. Pories, WJ: "Security to Blame." News and Observer, Raleigh, NC, September 11, 1987.
160. Sinha MK, Taylor LG, Pories WJ, Flickinger EG, Meelheim D, Atkinson S, Sehgal NS and Caro JF: "Long-term Effect of Insulin on Glucose Transport and Insulin Binding in Cultured Adipocytes from Normal and Obese Humans with and without Non-Insulin-dependent Diabetes." Journal of Clinical Investigations 80:1073-1081, 1987.
161. Caro JF, Sinha MK, Raju SM, Ittoop O, Pories WJ, Flickinger EG, Meelheim HD, and Dohm GL.  "Insulin Receptors and Insulin Receptor Kinase Activity in Human Skeletal Muscle from Obese Subjects With and Without NIDDM."  Journal of Diabetes 37(2):662A, 1987.
162. Lewis L, Aslakson H, Swanson M, and Pories WJ.  "Curricular Needs in General Surgery: A National Survey."  Current Surgery 44:365-368, 1987.
163. Dohm L, Tapscott, E, Pories WJ, Dabbs D, Flickinger E, Meelheim D, Fushiki T, Atkinson S, Elton C and Caro J: "An In Vitro Human Muscle Preparation Suitable for Metabolic Studies". Journal of Clinical Investigation 82:486-494, 1988.
164. Pories WJ.  "Feeding the Elderly Patient."  North Carolina Medical Journal 49(12):632-635, 1988.
165. Caro JF, Poulos John, Ittoop O, Pories WJ, Flickinger EG, and Sinha MK: "Insulin-Like Growth Factor I Binding in Hepatocytes From Human Liver, Human Hepatoma and Normal, Regenerating and Fetal Rat Liver".  Journal of Clinical Investigation 81:976-981, 1988.
166. Dohm GL, Elton CW, Pories WJ, Flickinger EG, Atkinson SM, and Caro JR. "Changes in Glucose Transport and Insulin Sensitivity of In Vitro Incubated Human Muscle From Obese and Diabetic Subjects."  The FASEB Journal 2(5):A1592, 1988.
167. Cuenca RE, Pories WJ, and Bray J:  "Bromine Levels in Select Human Tissues: Serum, Urine, Hair."  Biological Trace Element Research 16(2):151-154, 1988.
168. Pories, WJ:  Review of "Surgical Management of Morbid Obesity".  Griffen WO Jr. and Printen, KJ.  Annals of Surgery 207(1):113, 1988.
169. Pories WJ: Review of Abdominal Intraoperative Ultrasonography by Masatoshi Makuuchi. Annals of Surgery 208(2):243, 1988.
170.  Ganick DJ, Kodroff MB, Marrow HG, Holbrook CT, Pories WJ. “Thoracic Neuroblastoma Presenting As a Cystic Hygroma.” Arch Dis Child. 1988 Oct; 63(10): 1270-1.
171. Pories, WJ: "Experimental Cancers of the Esophagus." Benign Lesions of the Esophagus and Cancer, Germany, pp. 694-696, 1989.
172. Dohm GL, Elton CW, Raju SM, Mooney N, Dimarchi R, Pories WJ, Flickinger EG, Atkinson SM, and Caro JF.  "IGF-I and IGF-II Stimulated Glucose Transport in Human Skeletal Muscle: IGF Resistance in Obesity and NIDDM.  Diabetes 38(2):50A, 1989.
173. Chitwood WR, Bost WS, Pories WJ, Gowen MA, and Saldahna RL. "Laryngotracheoesophageal Cleft: Endoscopic Diagnosis and Surgical Repair." Annals of Thoracic Surgery 48:292-4, 1989.
174. Maier RH, Bray JT, and Pories WJ.  "Trace Element Status of Some Commercial Smokeless Tobaccos."  Journal of Toxicology and Environmental Health 28:171-181, 1989.
175. Elton CW, Tapscott EB, Caro JF, Pilch PF, Pories WJ, Atkinson SM,and Dohm GL. "Effect of Moderate Obesity on Glucose Transport in Human Muscle." International Journal of Obesity 13(4):551, 1989.
176. Pories WJ:  Review of Surgery for the Morbidly Obese Patient by Mervyn Deitel.  Annals of Surgery 210(5):683, 1989.
177. Caro JF, Dohm LG, Pories WJ, and Sinha MK: "Cellular Alterations in Liver, Skeletal Muscle, and Adipose Tissue Responsible for Insulin Resistance in Obesity and Type II Diabetes." Diabetes/Metabolism Reviews 5(8):665-689, 1989.
178.  Sinha MK, Buchanan C, Leggett N, Martin L, Khanzanie PG, Dimarchi R, Pories WJ, Caro JF. “Mechanism of IGF-I-stimulated Glucose Transport in Human Adipocytes. Demonstration of Specific IGF-I Receptors Not Involved in Stimulation of Glucose Transport.” Diabetes.  1989 Oct; 38(10):1217-25.
179.  Silverman JF, Pories WJ, Caro JF. “Liver Pathology in Diabetes Mellitus and Morbid Obesity. Clinical Pathological, and Biochemical Considerations.” Pathol Annu. 1989;24 Pt 1:275-302. Review.
180. Pories WJ.  "Is the Medical Record Dangerous to Our Health?"  North Carolina Medical Journal 51(1):47-55, 1990.
181. Bray JT, Maier RH, and Pories WJ: "Screening for Selected Trace Elements in Single Cell Populations by Energy Dispersive X-Ray Fluorescence Spectrometry". Biological Trace Element Research 23:65-75, 1990.
182. Pories WJ:  "The Surgical Residency: The Job Description Does Not Fit The Job."  Archives of Surgery 125(2):147-149, 1990.
183. Dohm GL, Elton CW, Raju SM, Mooney N, Dimarchi R, Pories WJ, Flickinger EG, Atkinson SM, and Caro JF.  "IGF-I-Stimulated Glucose Transport in Human Skeletal Muscle And IGF-I Resistance in Obesity and NIDDM."  Diabetes 39(9):1028-1032, 1990.
184. Israel RG, Evans P, Pories WJ, O'Brien KF, and Donnelly JE.  "Comparison Between Two Methods of Hydrostatic Weighing Without Head Submersion in Morbidly Obese Females."  Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice 10:S133-S136, 1990.
185. Israel RG, Pories WJ, O'Brien KF, and McCammon MR.  "Sensitivity and Specificity of Current Methods for Classifying Morbid Obesity."  Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice 10:S145-S147, 1990.
186. Silverman JF, Holbrook CT, Pories WJ, Kodroff MB, Joshi VV.  "Fine-Needle Aspiration Cytology of Pancreatoblastoma with Immunocytochemical and Ultrastructural Studies."  Acta Cytology 34(5):632-640, 1990.
187. Pories WJ.  "Guest Editorial: Are We Still on the Right Track?" Environmental Geochemistry and Health 12:199-200, 1990.
188. Silverman JF, O'Brien KF, Long S, Leggett N, Khazanie PG, Pories WJ, Norris HT and Caro JF: "Liver Pathology in Morbidly Obese Patients With and Without Diabetes."  American Journal of Gastroenterology 85:1349-1355, 1990.
189. Waters GS, Pories WJ, Swanson MS, Meelheim HD, Flickinger EG, and May HJ. "Long-Term Studies of Mental Health Following the Greenville Gastric Bypass Operation for Morbid Obesity."  The Americal Journal of Surgery 161:154-158, 1991.
190. Pories WJ, MacDonald KG, Morgan EJ, Sinha MK, Dohm GL, Swanson MS, Barakat HA, Khazanie PG, Leggett-Frazier N, Long SD, O'Brien KF, and Caro JF.  "Surgical Treatment of Obesity and Its Effect on Diabetes: 10-Year Follow-up." Gastrointestinal Surgery for Severe Obesity, National Institutes of Health, pp. 110-113, March 1991.
191. Pories WJ.  "A New Look."  Current Surgery, 48(1):1-2, 1991.
192. Pories WJ.  Review of "Gastrinoma: The Predictive Value of Preoperative Localization" by Wise SR, Johnson J, et al.  Current Surgery, 48(1):19-25, 1991.
193. Pories WJ.  "Uninsured?"  Current Surgery, 48(2):59-60, 1991.
194. Dohm LG, Elton CW, Friedman JE, Pilch PF, Pories WJ, Atkinson SM, and Caro JF.  "Decreased Expression of Glucose Transporter in Muscle from Insulin-Resistant Patients."  American Journal of Physiology 260:E459-E463, 1991.
195. Sinha JK, Raineri-Maldonado C, Buchanan C, Pories WJ, Su CC, Pilch PF, and Caro, JF.  "Adipose Tissue Glucose Transporters in Non-Insulin Dependent Diabetes Mellitus: Decreased Levels of Muscle/Fat and Erythroid Isoforms."  Diabetes 40(4):472-477, April 1991.
196. Pories WJ.  Review of "Programs for Impaired Physicians".  Current Surgery, 48(3):169-175, May 1991.
197. Pories WJ.  "Ambroise Pare', Surgeon to the King of France".  Current Surgery, 48(3):186-189, May 1991.
198. MacDonald KG, Pories WJ, Swanson MS, Flickinger EG, Morgan EJ, and Gibson JH.  "Revision to Gastric Bypass Following Failed Gastric Restrictive Surgery for Morbid Obesity. Critical Analysis of 69 Cases."  Obesity Surgery 1(1):119, March 1991.
199. Pories WJ.  "After Desert Storm, The Future of the Medical Reserves". Current Surgery, 48(5):263-264, July 1991.
200. Pories WJ.  "A Dedication to our Editor Emeritus".  Current Surgery, 48(7):367-368, September 1991.
201. Pories WJ, DePalma R, et al:  Surgical Scholarship Information for the International Medical Student.  American College of Surgeons, September 1991.
202. Pories, WJ.  Review of "Atlas of Esophageal Surgery" by Skinner DB.  Archives of Surgery 126:1311, October 1991.
203. Pories WJ.  "Statistical Analysis of Surgical Results: Looking for the Fairy Tale Ending".  Current Surgery, 48(9):563-564, November 1991. 
204. Caro JF, Raju MS, Hale JC, Leggett-Frazier N, Long S, and Pories WJ.  "Altered Coupling of the Insulin Receptor with Gi-Protein in the Liver From Patients with NIDDM".  New Directions in Research and Clinical Works for Obesity and Diabetes Mellitus, 53-59, 1991.
205. Barakat HA, McLendon VD, Marks R, Pories WJ, Heath J, and Carpenter JW.  "Influence of Morbid Obesity and Non-Insulin-Dependent Diabetes Mellitus on High-Density Lipoprotein Composition and Subpopulation Distribution."  Metabolism 41(1):37-41, January 1992.
206. Friedman JE, Dohm GL, Leggett-Frazier N, Elton CW, Tapscott EB, Pories WJ, and Caro JF.  "Restoration of Insulin Responsiveness in Skeletal Muscle of Morbidly Obese Patients after Weight Loss: Effect on Muscle Glucose Transport and Glucose Transporter GLUT4".  Journal of Clinical Investigations 89:701-705, February 1992.
207. Pories WJ, MacDonald KG, Morgan EJ, Sinha MK, Dohm GL, Swanson MS, Barakat HA, Khazanie PG, Leggett-Frazier N, Long SD, O'Brien KF, and Caro JF.  "Surgical Treatment of Obesity and Its Effect on Diabetes: 10-Year Follow-up."  American Journal of Clinical Nutrition 55:582S-585S, February 1992.
208. Pories WJ.  "A Pause, Some Changes - How're We Doing?".  Current Surgery 49(2):61, February 1992. 
209. Pories WJ.  "After Desert Storm, The Future of the Medical Reserves".  The Journal of the US Army Medical Department PB 8-92-1/2:66, January/February 1992.
210. Pories WJ.  "In Honor of Chapel Hill".  Current Surgery 49(4):163, May 1992.
211. Pories WJ, MacDonald KG, Flickinger EG, Dohm GL, Sinha MK, Barakat HA, May HJ, Khazanie P, Swanson M, Morgan E, Leggett-Frazier N, Long SD, Brown BM, O'Brien K and Caro JF.  "Is Type II Diabetes Mellitus (NIDDM) a Surgical Disease?"  Annals of Surgery 215(6):633-643, June 1992.
212. Pories WJ.  "Tunnel Vision Through the Laparoscope".  Current Surgery 49(6):333, July/August 1992.
213. Pories WJ. "Serving 'At the Will of the Dean' - A Fair or Unjust System?".  Current Surgery 49(8): 457-458, October 1992.
214. Dolezal JM and Pories WJ. "Epidemiology, Diagnosis, and Management of Dysplastic Nevi and Malignant Melanoma".  Current Surgery 49(8):485-493, October 1992.
215. Pories WJ. "Why Does the Gastric Bypass Control Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus?".  Obesity Surgery 2(4):303-313, November 1992.  
216. Barakat HA, Mooney N, O'Brien K, Long S, Khazani PG, Pories WJ and Caro JF.  "Coronary Heart Disease in Morbidly Obese Women With Normal Glucose Tolerance."  Diabetes Care 16(1):144-149, January 1993.
217. Pories WJ, MacDonald KG, Swanson MS, Morgan EJ, Long S, and Brown B.  "Staple-line Failure: an avoidable complication of the gastric bypass."  Obesity Surgery 3:95, February 1993.
218. Maier RH, Purser SM, Bray JT, and Pories WJ.  "Trace Metal Characterization of Some Standard Smokeless Tobacco."  Trace Elements in Medicine 10(1):48-53, Jan/Feb/Mar 1993.
219. Pories WJ.  "Surgeons and Industry: A Need for Partnership."  Current Surgery 50(3):143-144, March/April 1993.
220. Pories WJ.  "The Little Man." Current Surgery 50(4):1, May 1993.
221. Foil MB, Collier MS, MacDonald KG, and Pories WJ.  "Availability and Adequacy of Diagnostic and Therapeutic Equipment for the Morbidly Obese Patient in an Acute Care Setting."  Obesity Surgery 3(2):153-156, May 1993.
222. Pories WJ.  "The Health-Care Crisis in America."  '52 Review, University of Rochester, June 1993, 1-4.
223. Pories WJ, Smout JC, and Lewkow VE.  " 'General Surgery-Plus': A Proposal for a New 6-Year Surgical Curriculum."  Current Surgery 50(6):439-443, July/August 1993.
224. Maier RH, Nicholson D, and Pories WJ.  "Zinc-Enhanced Cytotoxicity in Cisplatin Sensitive and Resistant Human Ovarian Cancer Cells".   In Vitro Cellular & Developmental Biology 29A:625-626, August 1993.
225. Pories WJ.  "Checkers."  Current Surgery 50(7):449, September 1993.
226. Nicholson DL, Maier RH, and Pories WJ.  "Differential Cytotoxicity of Metal Chelating Agents in Cisplatin Sensitive and Resistant Human Ovarian Cancer Cells.".   Trace Elements in Medicine 10(4):188-191, 1993.
227. Lannin DR, Harris RP, Swanson FH, Edwards MS, Swanson MS, and Pories WJ.  "Difficulties in Diagnosis of Breast Cancer Before Age 50."  Surgery, Gynecology & Obstetrics 177:457-462, November 1993.
228.  Pories WJ, MacDonald KG. “The Surgical Treatment of Morbid Obesity.” Curr Opin Gen Surg. 1993;:195-205. Review.
229. Pories WJ. "The Closing of USUHS: A Mistake That We Cannot Afford." Current Surgery 51(1):1-2, January 1994.
230. Pories, WJ.  "You Think the Residents are Tired? Take a Look at the Faculty."  Current Surgery 51(3):159, March/April 1994.
231.  Elton CW, Tapscott EB, Pories WJ, Dohm GL. “Effect of Moderate Obesity Transport in Human Muscle.” Horm Metab Res. 1994 Apr; 26(4):181-3.
232. Long SD, O'Brien K, MacDonald KG, Leggett-Frazier N, Swanson M, Pories WJ, and Caro JF.  "Weight Loss in Severely Obese Subjects Prevents the Progression of Impaired Glucose Tolerance to Type II Diabetes: A Longitudinal Interventional Study."  Diabetes Care 17(5):372-375, May 1994.
233. Burguera B, Elton CW, Tapscott EB, Pories WJ, DiMarchi R, Sakano K, and Dohm L.  "Stimulation of Glucose Uptake by Insulin-like Growth Factor II in Human Muscle Is Not Mediated by the Insulin-like Growth Factor II/Mannose 6-Phosphate Receptor".  Biochemistry Journal:781-785, 1994.
234. Friedman JE,  Caro JF, Pories WJ, Azevedo JL, and Dohm GL.  "Glucose Metabolism in Incubated Human Muscle: Effect of  Obesity and Non-Insulin-Dependent Diabetes Mellitus."  Metabolism 43(8):1047-1054, August 1994.
235. Haffner SM, Smith U, Pories WJ, Cawthorne M.  “Remission of type 2 diabetes mellitus following the Gastric Bypass Operation: Timing and magnitude of weight loss”.  Proceedings of the 8th International Congress on Obesity in the Symposium, Insulin Resistance and Obesity.  Paris, September 1994.
236. Pories WJ.  "Faculty Evaluation: Collegial Appraisal or Institutional Terrorism?" Current Surgery 51(6):339, July/August 1994.
237. Pories WJ, Smout JC, Morris A, and Lewkow VE.  "U.S. Health Care Reform: Will It Change Postgraduate Surgical Education?" World Journal of Surgery 18:745-752, 1994.
238. Smout JC and Pories WJ.  "Surgical Resident Curriculum Project -- An Update."  Current Surgery 51(8):505-507, October 1994.
239. Pories WJ.  “Health Care Reform: Could it be Good for Surgery?”  Current Surgery 51(9):515, November/December 1994.
240. Pories WJ.  “It is Time We Trained Doctors for the Next Century, Not This One.” Current Surgery 52(1):47-50, January 1995.
241. Pories WJ.  “Tenure.”  Current Surgery 52(2):1, February 1995.
242.  Hickey MS, Carey JO, Azevedo JL, Houmard JA, Pories WJ, Israel RG, Dohm GL. “Skeletal Muscle Fiber Composition is Related to Adiposity and In Vitro Glucose Transport Rate in Humans.” Am J Physiol.. 1995 Mar; 268(3 Pt1).
243. Cucchi SG, Pories WJ, MacDonald KG and Morgan EJ.  "Gastro-Gastric Fistulas, a Complication of Divided Gastric Bypasss Surgery." Annals of Surgery 221(4):387-391, April 1995.
244. Pories WJ.  “Military Surgery: Certification is Long Overdue.” Military Medicine 160:100-103, 1995.
245. Swanson M, Long S, Smith E, MacDonald K, Dohm L, Frazier N, Caro J and Pories WJ.  “Early Gastric Bypass Provides Better Control of NIDDM in the Morbidly Obese.”  Obesity Surgery 5(2):208, May 1995.
246. Azevedo JL, Carey JO, Pories WJ, Morris PG, and Dohm GL. “Hypoxia Stimulates Glucose Transport in Insulin-Resistant Human Skeletal Muscle.”  Diabetes 44:695-6988, May 1995.
247. Pories WJ. “Invited Commentary” Obes Surg. 1995 May; 5(2):152.
248. Pories WJ.  “Meetings, Meetings, and More Meetings.”  Current Surgery 52(5):223, June 1995.
249. Carey JO, Azevedo JL, Morris PG, Pories WJ, and Dohm GL.  “Okadaic Acid, Vanadate, and Phenylarsine Oxide Stimulate 2-Deoxyglucose Transport in Insulin-Resistant Human Skeletal Muscle.”  Diabetes 44:682-688, 1995.
250. Pories WJ, de Ramon R, and Dodson Rebekah.  “The Embryology of Congenital Inguinal ‘Indirect’ Hernia.”  Current Surgery 52(5):271-279, June 1995.
251. Pories WJ. “Introducing the Department of Medicine of the East Carolina University School of Medicine.” Current Surgery 52(6):285-286, July/August 1995.
252. de Ramon RA and Pories WJ.  “Surgical Treatment of Morbid Obesity.” Endocrine Practice 1(4):265-273, July/August 1995.
253. Pories WJ, Swanson MS, MacDonald KG, Long SB, Morris PG, Brown BM, Barakat HA, deRamon RA, Israel G, Dolezal JM and Dohm L.  “Who Would Have Thought It: An Operation Proves to be the Most Effective Therapy for Adult-Onset Diabetes Mellitus.”  Annals of Surgery 222(3):339-352, September 1995.
254. Usala S, Hao E, Cayton R, Menke J, deRamon R, Pories WJ, and Barakat H.  “Cholesteryl Ester Transfer Protein is Variably Expressed in Adipose Tissues of Lean Normal, Morbidly Obese, and NIDDM Patients.”  Diabetes 44 (1):146A, 1995.
255. Pories WJ.  “Whither Surgical Education?  A View from the Other Side of the World”.  Current Surgery 52(8):391, October 1995.
256. Crombie CH, Cox SS and Pories WJ.  “The Anatomy of the Anterior Abdominal Wall”.
Current Surgery 52(8):391, October 1995.
257. Pories WJ.  “Hooray for Research: A Very Personal Story”.  Current Surgery 53(2):55, February 1996.
258. Cox SS, Crombie CH, Orlando DAP, and Pories WJ.  “Hernias and Congenital Defects of the Anterior Abdominal Wall”.  Current Surgery 53(2):113-18, February 1996.
259. Cox SS, Patselas TN, Pories WJ and Foil MB.  “Geriatric Curricula and Resources in General Surgery Residency Programs”.  Current Surgery 53(4):235-40, May 1996.
260. Long S, MacDonald KG, Swanson M, Brown B, Morris P, Dohm GL, and Pories WJ.  “The Gastric Bypass Operation Reduces the Progression and Mortality of Non-Insulin Dependent-Diabetes Mellitus”. (abstract) Proceedings of The Society For Surgery of the Alimentary Tract  37:86, 1996.
261. Vadlamudi S, MacLean P, Cayton R, Pories WJ, MacDonald KG, Swanson M, Morris P, Long S and Barakat H.  “Cholesterol Ester Transfer Protein Regulation in NIDDM”. (abstract) Diabetes 45:91A, 1996.
262. Long S, MacDonald KG, Swanson M, Brown B, Morris P, Dohm GL, and Pories WJ.  “The Gastric Bypass Operation Reduces the Progression and Mortality of Non-Insulin Dependent-Diabetes Mellitus”. (abstract) Gastroenterology 110(4):A1400, 1996.
263. Pories WJ.  “Are There Too Many General Surgeons?”.  Current Surgery  53(5):249-250, June 1996.
264. Pories WJ. “Why Do Some Surgeons Fail?”  Current Surgery 53(8):437-438 October 1996.
265. Barakat HA,Vadlamudi S, MacLean P, MacDonald KG and Pories WJ.  “Lipoprotein Metabolism in Non-Insulin-Dependent Diabetes Mellitus”.  Nutritional Biochemistry 7:586-598, 1996.
266. Pories WJ.  “Why Do We Need Another Surgical Specialty?”  Current Surgery 53(9):487, November/December 1996.
267. Condon, RE, Crombie C, Pories WJ. “Gastric Bypass:  An Operation for Treatment of Morbid Obesity.”  Current Techniques in General Surgery 1996.
268.  Vidal-Puig AJ, Considine RV, Jimenez-Linan M, Werman A, Pories WJ, Caro JF, Flier JS. “Peroxisome Proliferator-Activated Receptor Gene Expression in Human Tissues. Effects of Obesity, Weight Loss, and Regulation by Insulin and Glucocorticoids.” J Clin Invest. 1997 May 15;99(10):2416-22.
269. Cox SS and Pories WJ.  “Preliminary Guidelines for Resident Education in Surgical Geriatrics”.  Current Surgery 53(9):534-536, 1997.
270. Cox SS, Crombie CH, Orlando DAP, Pories WJ, Wooden W. “Posterior Abdominal Wall; Anatomy”.  Current Surgery 54(1):49-54, 1997.
271. Ghassemian AJ, MacDonald KG, Cunningham PG, Swanson M, Brown BM, Morris PG, and, Pories WJ.  “The Workup for Bariatric Surgery Does Not Require a Routine Upper Gastrointestinal Series”.  Obesity Surgery 7:16-18, 1997.
272. Pories WJ. “The Dangerous Text”.  Current Surgery 54(5):225-226, June 1997.
273. MacDonald KG, Long SD, Swanson MS, Brown BM, Morris PG, Dohm GL and Pories WJ.  “The Gastric Bypass Operation Reduces the Progression and Mortality of Non-Insulin Dependent Diabetes Mellitus”. Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery. 1:213-220, 1997.
274. Pories WJ. “The Baby’s Brain”.  Current Surgery, March/April 1997, 54(3):125.
275. Maier RH, Purser SM, Nicholson D and Pories WJ.  “The Cytotoxic Interaction of Inorganic Trace Elements With EDTA and Cisplatin in Sensitive and Resistant Human Ovarian Cancer Cells”. In Vitro Cell Development Biology. 33:218-221, 1997.
276. Pories WJ.  “It Happens”.  Current Surgery,  October 1997, 54(8):459. 
277. MacDonald KG Jr., Brown PM, Cunningham P, Brown P, Swanson MS, Tripp BL, Shippley S and Pories WJ.  “Reduction of staple-line dehiscence in the Roux gastric bypass procedure with the triple-staple technique.” Obesity Surgery 1997, 7:286-287.
278. Pories WJ.  “Reply – Letter to the Editor”.  Obesity Surgery 7:517, 1997.
279. Cortright RN, Azevedo JL, Jhou Q, Pories WJ, Dohm GL.  Paper presented at Experimental Biology ‘98 April 18-22, 1998.  San Francisco.  FASGB Journal, Vol. 12, 1998. (abstract). 
280. Hickey MS, Pories WJ, MacDonald KG, Cory KA, Dohm GL, Israel RG, Considine RV, Caro JF, and Houmard JA.  A new paradigm for Type 2 diabetes mellitus: could it be a disease of the foregut?  Annals of Surgery 1998, 227 (5):637-644. 
281. Pories, WJ.  “New Directions”.  Current Surgery 55(5):1, June 1998. 
282. Rouse A, Tripp BL, Shipley S, Cunningham P, MacDonald K and Pories WJ.  “Meeting the Challenge of Managed Care Through Clinical Pathways for Bariatric Surgery.”  Obesity Surgery 8:135, 1998. 
283. MacDonald KG, Swanson MS, May HJ, Cunningham P, Tripp BL, Shipley S, Brown B and Pories WJ.  “Improvement in Mental Health After Gastric Bypass is not Sustained in Long-Term Follow-up.”  Obesity Surgery 8:154, 1998. 
284. Rouse AD, Tripp BL, Shipley S, Pories WJ, Cunningham P and MacDonald K. “Meeting the Challenge of Managed Care Through Clinical Pathways for Bariatric Surgery.”  Obesity Surgery 8:530-534, 1998. 
285. Pories WJ.  “On the Cover.”  Current Surgery 55 (9):1, 1998. 
286. Pories WJ.  Review of “Patient Regrets After Bilateral Prophylactic Mastectomy” by Borgen PI, Hill ADK, Tran KN, Van Zee KJ, Payne D, and Biggs CG. Current Surgery 55 (9): 1998. 
287. Pories, WJ.  “A Season of Change.”  Current Surgery 55(9):369, 1998. 
288. Pories, WJ. “Caveat Lector.”  Current Surgery 55(9):372-375, 1998.
289. Pories WJ. Letter to the Editor - Routine preoperative gastrointestinal series.: reply.  Obesity Surgery, 7(6):3, 1998
290. Pories, WJ.  “Some Reflections on Halsted and Residency Training.”  Current Surgery 56 (1/2):1, 1999.
291. Pories, WJ. “Conservative Surgery for Breast Cancer: Who Gets It? Who Doesn’t?”  Current Surgery 56 (1/2):8-10, 1999.
292. Pories, WJ. “Vascular Alternatives: New Breakthroughs from Old Ideas”  Current Surgery 56 (1/2):17-20, 1999.
293. Sugerman HJ. Felton WL 3rd. Sismanis A. Kellum JM. DeMaria EJ. Sugerman EL. Gastric surgery for pseudotumor cerebri associated with severe obesity. Annals of Surgery. 229(5):634-40; Pories WJ discussion 640-2, May 1999
294. Pories, WJ.  “APDS Panel VI – The APDS Program Directors Survival Guide: Session II – Accreditation and Certification.”  Current Surgery 56 (1/2):90-93, 1999.
295. Hickey MS, Gavigan KE, McCammon MR, Tyndall GL, Pories WJ, Israel RG and Houmard JA.  “Effects of 7 Days of Exercise Training on Insulin Action in Morbidly Obese Men.”  Clinical Exercise Physiology 1(1):24-28, 1999.
296. Pories, WJ.  “How Serious Are We About Improving Our Performance?”  Current Surgery, 56(6):275, 1999.
297. Pories WJ.  “When Is It Futile?”. Forum, North Carolina Medical Board Newsletter IV(3):15-16, 1999.
298.  Sinha MK, Kehoskie M, Sinha SK, Nevill B, Swanson M, MacDonald KG, Pories WJ, and Dohm GL. “Insulin stimulates lactate production in subcutaneous, omental and preperitoneal adipocytes: Induction of insulin resistance by leptin.”  Obesity Research 7(1): 52S, 1999.
299.  Sinha MK, Sklar J, MacDonald KG, Dohm L, and Pories WJ.  “Glucose enhances glycerol release in human adipocytes: Is it an additional source for hepatic gluconeogenesis?”  Obesity Research 7(1): 72S, 1999.
300.  Pories WJ.  “Family deserves honor for generous giving.” The Daily Reflector, A10, December 17, 1999.
301.  Albrecht RJ and Pories WJ.  “Surgical Intervention for the Severely Obese.”  Balliere’s Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism 13(1): 149-172, 1999.
302.  Stearns JD, Pories WJ, Swanson MS, Cunningham PRG, MacDonald KG and Purushothaman S. “Hypoglycemia Following Gastric Bypass: Further Evidence of the Role of the Gut in the Etiology of Diabetes?”.  Proceedings of the 13th International Symposium on Obesity Surgery, Fourth Congress of the International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity, Salzburg, September 1999.
303.   MacLean PS, Vadlamudi S, MacDonald K, Pories WJ, Houmard JA, and Barakat H.  “Impact of Insulin Resistance on Lipoprotein Subpopulation Distribution in Lean and Morbidly Obese Nondiabetic Women.” Metabolism: Clinical and Experimental 49(3): 285-92, 2000. (www.obesity-com/IFSO/program/index.html)
304.  Cortright RN, Azevedo JL, Zhou Q, Sinha M, Pories WJ, Itani SI, and Dohm GL.  “Protein kinase C modulates insulin action in human skeletal muscle.” American Journal of Physiology-Endocrinology and Metabolism 278:E553-62, 2000
305. Sugerman H, Doherty C, Pories WJ, and Shauer P.   “Surgical Management of Morbid Obesity: Benefits, Techniques, Complications and Considerations.” Contemporary Surgery. March 2000. Vol 56, Vol 3.
306.  Fairbrothers S, Pories WJ. “Barrett’s Esophagus and Prophylaxis for Adenocarcinoma.” Curr Surg. 2000 May 1; 57(3):206-209.
307. WJ.  “Arrogance”. Current Surgery  57(1): 1, 2000.
308. Pories WJ.  “The 1999 Clusters”, Current Surgery 57(1):58-9, 2000.
309. Pories WJ.  “Three Residents Win the First Research Awards Granted by the Association of Program Directors in Surgery”, Current Surgery 57(1):62, 2000.
310. Pories WJ.  “Editor’s Comment”, Current Surgery 57(1):68, 2000.
311. Pories WJ.  Editor’s Comments on “Muscle splitting posterolateral thoracotomy: a novel technique”.  Current Surgery 57(1):78, 2000.
312. Pories WJ and Driscoll L.  “The Physician Assistant”, Current Surgery 57 (2):85-86, 2000.
313. Pories WJ.  “Beauty and the Surgeon”, Current Surgery 57(2):131-132, 2000.
314. Pories WJ.  “Editor’s Comment”, Current Surgery 57(2):148, 2000.
315. Dohm GL, Itani SI, Cortright RN, Zhou Q, MacDonald KG and Pories WJ.  “Muscle Insulin Resistance: A Cellular Perspective”, Journal of Aging and Physical Activity 8:242, 2000.
316. Pories WJ.  “Living Will: We Forgot to Teach You About Death”, Forum of NC Medical Board, 2:13-14, 2000. 
317. Itani SI, Zhou Q, Pories WJ, MacDonald KG and Dohm GL.  “Involvement of Protein Kinase C in Human Skeletal Muscle Insulin Resistance and Obesity”, Diabetes 49:1353-58, 2000.
318. Pories WJ.  “Living Will”.  Current Surgery, 57(3):181, 2000.
319. Pories WJ.  “On the First Try?”.  Current Surgery, 57 (4):267-8, 2000.
320. Tripp B, Shipley S, Mayo C, Bryan-Berge D, Harris C, Phelps G, Cunningham PC, Pories WJ, and MacDonald KG.  “Moving the Morbidly Obese Patient: Design of a Simple, Inexpensive and Effective Ambulance Stretcher System”, Obesity Surgery 10:311-12, 2000.
321. Shipley S, Tripp B, Brown B, Swanson M, Pories WJ, Cunningham PC, and MacDonald KG.  “Patient Satisfaction and Compliance Following Gastric Bypass”, Obesity Surgery 10:312-13, 2000.
322. Pories WJ, Stearns J, Cunningham PC, Swanson M, Dohm L, Barakat H, and MacDonald KG.  “Episodic, severe hypoglycemia following the gastric bypass”, Obesity Research 8(1):77S, 2000.
323. Pories WJ.  “Weight Management: Surgical Control of Obesity”, Article ID # MDE007327, Medscape Diabetes and Endocrinology, October 2000.  Available at http://PrimaryCare.medscape.com/Medscape/endocrinology/TreatmentUpdate/2000/publication/toc-tu02.html.
324. Pories WJ and Driscoll L.  “The Physician Assistant”, NC Medical Board Forum 3:13, 2000.
325. Sugerman HJ, Schauer PR, Pories WJ, Maclean LD, Brolin R, Schirmer BD, Wolfe BM, Buchwald H “Outcomes after laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass for morbid obesity – Discussion”, Annals of Surgery
232 (4): 526-529 OCT 2000
326. Pories WJ, Solomon DH and Burton JR.  “Facing 21st Century Demographics: Management of the Surgical Patient.”  Current Surgery  57(6):519-20, 2000.
327. Technique, Complications, and Considerations.”  Contemporary Surgery 56 (3):183-195, 2000.
328. Pories WJ.   “The Cow with Zits.”  Forum NC Medical Board 4:9, 2001.
329. Guesbeck NR, Hickey MS, MacDonald KG, Pories WJ, Harper I, Ravussin E, Dohm GL and Houmard JA.  “Substrate utilization during exercise in formerly morbidly obese women.”  Journal of Applied Physiology 90:1007-1012, 2001.
330. Pories WJ.    “The Cow with Zits.”  Current Surgery 58(1):1, 2001.
331. Pofahl WE, Swanson MS, Cox SS, DaRe DM, Haisch CE, Pories WJ, and Chitwood WR.  “Performance      Standards Improve American Board of Surgery In-Training Examination (ABSITE) Scores.”  Proceedings of    the Association for Surgical Education, 59, 2001.
332. Pories WJ and Albrecht RJ.  “Etiology of Type II Diabetes Mellitus: Role of the Foregut.”  World Journal    of Surgery  25:527-531, 2001.
333. Cundiff JD, Hovis SM, Pories WJ. “Pancreatic Transplantation.” Curr Surg. 2001 Mar: 50(4):527-31.
334. Pories W.  Invited Comment.  Controversies in Surgery Volume 4, April 2001.
335.  Guesbeck NR, Hickey MS, MacDonald KG, Pories WJ, Harper I, Ravussin E, Dohm GL, Hoummard JA. “Substrate UtilizationDuring Exercise in Formerly Morbidly Obese Women.” J Appl Physiool. 2001 Mar; 90(3): 1007-12.
336. Itani SI, Pories WJ, MacDonald KG and Dohm LG.  “Increased Protein Kinase C Theta in Skeletal Muscle of Diabetic Patients.”  Metabolism-Clinical And Experimental 50 (5): 553-557, 2001.
337. Pories WJ.  “Killing a Panda.” Forum NC Medical Board 2:13, 2001.
338. Pories WJ.  “Killing a Panda.” Current Surgery 58(4): 335, 2001.
339. Hovis SM, Cundiff JD, and Pories WJ.  “Management of Portal Hypertension.”  Current Surgery 58(4): 336-344, 2001.
340. Pories WJ.  “The Surgical Treatment of Morbid Obesity and Its Co-morbidities.”  Clinical Endocrinology Update 2001 Syllabus.  151-159, 2001.
341. Vermund H, Pories WJ, Hillard J, Wiley AL, Youngblood R. “Neoadjuvant Chemoradiation Therapy in Patients with Surgically Treated Esophageal Cancer.” Acta Oncol. 2001; 41(5):558-65.
342.  Pories WJ. “Yes: We Made the Index Medicus!” Current Surgery. 2001 Nov-Dec;58(6):515.
343. Tanner CJ, Koves TR, Cortright RL, Pories WJ, Kim YB, Kahn BB, Dohm GL, and Houmard JA.  “Effect of Short-Term Exercise Training on Insulin-Stimulated PI 3-kinase Activity in Middle-Aged Men.”  American Journal of Physiology Endocrinology Metabolism.  2002 Jan; 282:E147-153, 2002.
344. Kral JG, Brolin RE, Buchwald H, Pories WJ, Sarr MG, Sugerman HJ, and Wolfe BM.  “Research Considerations in Obesity Surgery”.  Obesity Research.  2002 Jan; 10(1):63-4.
345. Pofahl WE and Pories WJ.  “Is It Possible to Stay Up-to-Date After the Residency?”  Current Surgery. 2002 Jan-Feb; 59(1):112-4.
346. Pofahl W, Swanson M, Cox S, DaRe D, Haisch C, Pories W, and Chitwood W.  “Performance Standards Improve American Board of Surgery In-Training Examination Scores” Current Surgery 59(2):220-222, Mar- Apr 2002.
347. Tannenberg R and Pories W.  “Winning at Losing: A Guide to Health Weight Loss”.  Diabetes Forecast:81-6, April 2002.
348. Pories, W.  “There Is A Choice: The NCPHP”.  NC Medical Forum 1:1-2, 2002.
349. Pories, W.  “An Image of Tradition and Hope”.  NC Medical Forum 1:13, 2002.
350. Tanner C, Barakat H, Dohm L, Pories W, MacDonald K, Cunningham P, Swanson M and Houmard J.  “Muscle Fiber Type is Associated With Obesity and Weight Loss”.  American Journal of Physiology-Endocrinology and Metabolism 282:E1191-96, 2002.
351. Hulver M, Berggren J, Pories W, MacDonald K, Dohm L, and Houmard J. “Ín Vitro Fatty Acid Oxidation Is Reduced in Skeletal Muscle of Obese Humans”.  Diabetes, 51:A68, 2002.
352. Pories W.  “Think Zinc: Adventures in Micronutriet Nutrition”.  Proceedings of the Seaboard Medical Association 10, 2002.
353. Pories W.  “The Surgical Treatment of Morbidy Obesity: Why Does The Diabetes Go Away?”  Proceedings of the Seaboard Medical Association 15, 2002.
354. Pories W.  “Karoshi”.  NC Medical Forum 2:1-3, 2002.
355. Pories W.  “Lessons from a Crow.”  NC Medical Forum  3:1-2, 2002.
356. Hulver M, Zheng D, Tanner C, Houmard J, Kraus W, Slentz C, Sinha M, Pories W, MacDonald K, and Dohm L. “Adiponectin is not altered with exercise training despite enhanced insulin action.”  AM J Physiol Endocrinol Metab  283: E861-E865, 2002.
357. Barakat H, Hickner R, Privette J, Bower J, Hao E, Udupi V, Green A, Pories W, and MacDonald K.  “Differences in the Lipolytic Function of Adipose Tissue Preprations From African American and Caucasian Women.” Metabolism: Clinical and Experimental 51: 1514-1518, 2002.
358. Polk HC Jr, Bowden TA Jr, Rikkers LF, Balch CM, Organ CH, Murie JA, Pories WJ, Buechler MW, Neoptolemos JP, Fazio VW, Schwartz SI, Cameron JL, Kelly KA, Grosfeld JL, McFadden DW, Souba WW, Pruitt BA Jr, Johnston KW, Rutherford RB, Arregui ME, Scott-Conner CE, Warshaw AL, Sarr MG, Cuschieri A, MacFadyen BV, Tompkins RK.   Scientific data from clinical trials: investigators' responsibilities and rights.  Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech. 2002 Jun; 12(3):2 p preceding 145.
359. Polk HC Jr, Bowden TA Jr, Rikkers LF, Balch CM, Organ CH, Murie JA, Pories WJ, Buechler MW, Neoptolemos JP, Fazio VW, Schwartz SI, Cameron JI, Kelly KA, Grosfeld JL, McFadden DW, Souba WW, Pruitt BA Jr, Johnston KW, Rutherford RB, Arregui ME, Scott-Conner CE, Warshaw AL, Sarr MG, Cuschieri A, Tompkins RK, MacFadyen BV.   Scientific data from clinical trials: investigators' responsibilities and rights.  Ann Surg Oncol. 2002 Jun; 9(5):421-2.
360. Polk HC Jr, Bowden TA Jr, Rikkers LF, Balch CM, Organ CH, Murie JA, Pories WJ, Buechler MW, Neoptolemos JP, Faxio VW, Schwartz SI, Cameron JL, Kelly KA, Grosfeld JL, McFadden DW, Souba WW, Pruitt BA Jr, Johnson KW, Rutherford RB, Arregui ME, Scott-Conner CE, Warshaw AL, Sarr MG, Cuschieri A, MacFadyen BV, Tompkins RK.   Scientific data from clinical trials: investigators' responsibilities and rights.  J Gastrointest Surg. 2002 May-Jun; 6(3):512-3.
361. Polk HC Jr, Bowden TA Jr, Rikkers LF, Balch CM, Organ CH, Murie JA, Pories WJ, Buechler MW, Neoptolemos JP, Fazio VW, Schwartz SI, Cameron JL, Kelly KA, Grosfeld JL, McFadden DW, Souba WW, Pruitt BA Jr, Johnston KW, Rutherford RB, Arregui ME, Scott-Conner CE, Warshaw AL, Sarr MG, Cuschieri A, MacFadyen BV, Tompkins RK.   Scientific data from clinical trials: investigators' responsibilities and rights. World J Surg. 2002 Jun; 26(6):637-8. Epub 2002 Jun 6.
362. Polk HC Jr, Bowden TA Jr, Rikkers LF, Balch CM, Organ CH, Murie JA, Pories WJ, Buechler MW, Neoptolemos JP, Fazio VW, Schwartz SI, Cameron JL, Grosfeld JL, McFadden DW, Souby WW, Pruitt BA Jr, Johnston KW, Rutherford RB, Arregui ME, Scott-Conner CE, Warshaw AL, Sarr MG, Cuschieri A, MacFadyen BV, Tompkins RK.   Scientific data from clinical trials: investigators' responsibilities and rights.  Arch Surg. 2002 Jun; 137(6):639-40.
363. Polk HC Jr, Bowden TA Jr, Rikkers LF, Balch CM, Organ CH, Murie JA, Pories WJ, Buchler MW, Neoptolemos JP, Fazio VW, Schwartz SI, Cameron JL, Kelly KA, Grosfeld JL, McFadden DW, Souba WW, Pruitt BA Jr, Johnston KW, Rutherford RB, Arregui ME, Scott-Conner CE, Warshaw AL, Sarr MG, Cuschieri A, McFadyen BV, Tompkins RK.   Scientific data from clinical trials: investigators' responsibilities and rights.  Br J Surg. 2002 Jun; 89(6):678-9.
364. Polk HC Jr, Bowden TA Jr, Rikkers LF, Balch CM, Murie JA, Pories WJ, Buechler MH, Neoptolemos JP, Fazio VW, Schwartz SI, Cameron JL, Kelly KA, Grosfeld JL, McFadden DW, Souba WW, Pruitt BA Jr, Johnston KW, Rutherford RB, Arrequi ME, Scott-Conner CE, Warshaw AL, Sarr MG, Cuschieri A, MacFadyen BV, Thompkins RK.   Scientific data from clinical trials: investigators' responsibilities and rights.  Dis Colon Rectum. 2002 Jun; 45(6):725-6.
365. Polk HC Jr, Bowden TA Jr, Rikkers LF, Balch CM, Murie JA, Pories WJ, Buechler MH, Neoptolemos JP, Fazio VW, Schwartz SI, Cameron JL, Kelly KA.   Scientific data from clinical trials: investigators' responsibilities and rights.  J Am Coll Surg. 2002 Jun; 194(6):851-2.
366. Polk HC Jr, Bowden TA Jr, Rikkers LF, Balch CM, Murie JA, Pories WJ, Buechler MH, Neoptolemos JP, Fazio VW, Schwartz SI, Cameron JL, Kelley KA.   Scientific data from clinical trials: investigators responsibilities and rights.  J Trauma. 2002 Jun; 52(6):1017-8. No abstract available.
367.  Polk HC Jr, Bowden TA Jr, Rikkers LF, Balch CM, Organ Ch, Murie JA, Pories WJ, Buechley MW, Neoptolemos JP, Fazio VW, Schwartz SI, Cameron JL, Kelly KA, Grosfeld JL, McFadden DW, Souba WW, Pruitt BA Jr, Johnston KW, Rutherford RB, Arregui ME, Scott-Conner CE, Warshaw AL, Sarr MG, Cuschieri A, MacFadyen BV, Thompkins RK. Scientific Data from Clinical Trials: Investigator’s Responsibilities and Rights. Surg Endosc. 2002 Jun; 16(6):1019-20.
368. Polk HC Jr, Bowden TA Jr, Rikkers LF, Balch CM, Organ CH, Murie JA, Pories WJ, Buechler MW, Neoptolemos JP, Fazio VW, Schwartz SI, Cameron JL, Kelly KA, Grosfeld JL, McFadden DW, Souba WW, Pruitt BA Jr, Johnston KW, Rutherford RB, Arregui ME, Scott-Conner CE, Warshaw AL, Sarr MG, Cuschieri A, MacFadyen BV, Tompkins RK.   Scientific data from clinical trials: investigators' responsibilities and rights.  J Vasc Surg. 2002 Jun; 35(6):1303-4.
369.   Polk HC Jr, Bowden TA Jr, Rikkers LF, Balch Cm, Organ Ch, Murie JA, Pories WJ, Buechler MW, Neoptolemos JP, Fazio VW, Schwartz SI, Cameron JL, Kelly KA, Grosfeld JL, McFadden DW, Souba WW, Pruitt BA Jr, Johnston KW, Rutherford RB, Arregui ME, Scott-Conner CE, Warshaw AL, Sarr MG, Cuschieri A, MacFadyen BV, Tompkins RK.  Scientific Data from Clinical Trials: Investigators’ Responsibilities and rights.” Surg Endosc. 2002 Jun; 16(6): 1019-20.
370. Polk HC Jr, Bowden TA Jr, Rikkers LF, Balch CM, Organ CH, Murie JA, Pories WJ, Buechler MW, Neoptolemos JP, Fazio VW, Schwartz SI, Cameron JL, Kelly KA, Grosfeld JL, McFadden DW, Souba WW, Pruitt BA Jr, Johnson KW, Rutherford RB, Arregui ME, Scott-Conner CE, Warshaw AL, Sarr MG, Cuschieri A, MacFadyen BV, Tompkins RK.   Consensus statement on scientific data from clinical trials and investigators' responsibilities and rights.  Am J Surg. 2002 Jun; 183(6):605-6.
371. Houmard JA, Tanner CJ, Yu C, Cunningham PG, Pories WJ, MacDonald KG, Shulman GI.   Effect of weight loss on insulin sensitivity and intramuscular long-chain fatty acyl-CoAs in morbidly obese subjects.  Diabetes. 2002 Oct; 51(10):2959-63.
372.   Hulver MW, Zheng D, Tanner CJ, Houmard JA, Kraus WE, Slentz CA, Sinha MK, Pories WJ.
Adiponectin Is Not Altered with Exercise Training Despite Enhanced Insulin Action. Am J Physiol Endocrinal Metab. 2002 Oct; 283(4):E861-5.
373. Barakut H, Hickner RC, Privette J, Bower J, Hao E, Udupi V, Green A, Pories W, MacDonald K.
Differences in the Lipolytic Function of Adipose Tissue Preparations from Black American and Caucasian Women.  Metabolism 2002 Nov; 51(11):1514-8.
374.  Pories WJ. “Helping the Aged Patient Heal”, Care for the Older Surgical Patient, 2002, in press.
375. Pories WJ.   Improving diabetes care in North Carolina.  NC Med J. 2003 May-Jun; 64(3):138-9.
376. Gray R, Tanner C, Pories W, MacDonald K, and Houmard J. “Effect of weight loss on muscle lipid content in morbidly obese subjects”. Am J Physiology-Endocrinology and Metabolism 284: E726-E732, April 2003
377. Pories, WJ  “John Dees taught us…” NC Medical Forum 1:1, 2003
378. Pories WJ.  “Imagine.”  ASBS Newsletter, Spring 2003
379. Hulver MW. Berggren JR. Cortright RN. Dudek RW. Thompson RP. Pories WJ. MacDonald KG. Cline GW. Shulman GI. Dohm GL. Houmard JA. Skeletal muscle lipid metabolism with obesity. American Journal of Physiology - Endocrinology & Metabolism. 284(4):E741-7, April 2003
380. Privette JD, Hickner RC, MacDonald KG, Pories WJ, Barakat HA.  Fatty acid oxidation by skeletal muscle homogenates from morbidly obese black and white American women, Metabolism, 735-738, Vol 52, No 6, June 2003.
381. Pofahl WE. Pories WJ. Current status and future directions of geriatric general surgery. [Review] [50 refs] Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. 51(7 Suppl):S351-4, Jul 2003
382. Solomon DH, Wenger NS, Saliba D, Young RT, Adelman AM, Besdine RK, Blazer DG, Cassell CK, Cummings JL, Katz PR, Kitzman DW, Lavizzo-Mourey RJ, Mondoux LC, Popovich R, Pories WJ, Wenger N.   Appropriateness of quality indicators for older patients with advanced dementia and poor prognosis.  J Am Geriatr Soc. 2003 Jul; 51(7):902-7.
383. Pories WJ. Stay Cool. North Carolina Medical Board Forum. No. 2: 16, 2003
384. Pories WJ. “So you think we are bariatric surgeons? Think again.” Obesity Surgery. 13(5):673-5, Oct 2003
385. Hulver MW, Saleh O, MacDonald KG, Pories WJ, and Barakat, H. “Metabolism: Clinical and Experimental- Ethnic differences in adioponectin levels.” Metabolism 53: 1-3, January 2004.
386. Pories WJ. “Diabetes The Evolution of a New Paradigm” Annals of Surgery 239:1, pp12-13.  January 2004.
387. Pender C, Goldfine ID, Tanner CJ, Pories WJ, MacDonald KG, Havel PJ, Houmard JA, and Youngren JF. Muscle insulin receptor concentrations in obese patients post bariatric surgery; relationship to hyperinsulinemia.  Int. J of Obesity 28:363-369, 2004 (advance online publication 13 Janurary 2004)
388. Pories WJ, The Eighty Hour Work Week. Current Surgery V61, issue 2, pg 180(1) March/April 2004. 
389. Wittgrove AC, Buchwald H, Sugerman H, Pories W; American Society for Bariatric Surgery.   Surgery for severely obese adolescents: further insight from the American Society for Bariatric Surgery.  Pediatrics. 2004 Jul; 114(1):253-4.
390. Christou NV, Sampalis, JS, Lieberman M,  Look D, Auger S, McLean P, MacLean LD, Pories WJ, Discussion of Surgery decreases long-term mortality in morbidly obese patients.  Annals of Surgery.  240(3):416-23 Sept 2004.
391. Schauer PR, Gagner M, Nguyen N, O’Brien P, Pories WJ, Wittgrove AC. Who Should (and Should Not) Have Bariatric Surgery. Contemporary Surgery V60(9) pp 402-410.  September 2004.
392. Buchwald H, Avidor Y, Braunwald E, Jensen MD, Pories W, Fahrbach K, and Schoelles K.  Bariatric Surgery: A systematic review of the literature and meta-analysis.  Journal of American Medical Association V 292(14) pp 1724-1737.  October 2004.
393.  Pories WJ. Nobody Works 80 Hours. Curr Surg, 2004, Nov-Dec; 61(6):515
394. MacLean PS, Vadlamudi S, MacDonald KG, Pories WJ, Barakat HA. Suppression of hepatic CETP expression in obese humans with the development of type 2 diabetes mellitus.  Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism.  Apr 2005; 90: 2250-2258.
395. Kral JG, Christou NC, Flum DR, Wolfe BM, Schauer PR, Gagner M, Ren C, Stiles S, Wadden TA, Tanner S, Stratiff R, Pories WJ, Sugerman HJ.  Medicare and Bariatric Surgery. Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases  Jan/Feb V1:1 pp 35-63.  2005
396. Dixon JB, Pories WJ, O’Brien PE, Schauer PR, Zimmet P.  Surgery as an effective early Intervention for Diabetes: Why the Reluctance?. Diabetes Care, V28:2, p. 472-473. February 2005.
397. Pender JR and Pories WJ.  Surgical Treatment of Obesity.  Psychiatric Clinics of North America. V28:1, pp219-234, March 2005.
398. Pender JR and Pories WJ.  Epidemiology of Obesity in the United States.  Gastroenterology Clinics of North America.  V34, pp1-7, March 2005.
399. Champion JK, Pories WJ.   Centers of Excellence for Bariatric Surgery.
Surg Obes Relat Dis. 2005 Mar-Apr;1(2):148-51.
400. Buchwald, H (Pories WJ consensus panel moderator). Bariatric Surgery for Morbid Obese: Health Implications for Patients, Health Professionals, and Third Party Payers.  Journal American College of Surgeons, V200:4, pp593-604, April 2005.
401. Pories, WJ.  2004 ASBS Consensus Conference on the Surgery of Obesity:  Introduction.  Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases 1 (2005) 106-108.
402. Zwetsloot JJ, Donghai Z, Pories WJ, Macdonald K, Dohm GL.  Link between PKCß and IRS-1 Serine Phosphorylation in Obese Human Skeletal Muscle. Diabetes 54 Supplement 1, pA324 (August 2005).
403. Pories, WJ.  Message from SRC’s President, Walter Pories MD.  Surgical Review Corporation Newsletter, August 2005.
404. Rendon SE, Pories WJ.  Quality Assurance in Bariatric Surgery.  Surgical Clinics of North America 85 (2005) 757-771.
405.  Pories WJ, Interview.  The Expert Weight In: Defining and Credentialing Bariatric Surgery.  Obesity Management 1:4 (2005), 141-146.
406. Pories, WJ, Interview.  Turning Points:  Personal Stories of Transformation and Triumph.  Ethicon Endo-Surgery, 2005, 14-17.
407.  Galvin VB, Barakat H, Kemeny G, Macdonald KG, Pories WJ, Hickner RC.
Endothelial nitric oxide synthase content in adipose tissue from obese and lean African American and white American women.  Metabolism. 2005 Oct; 54(10):1368-73.
408. Pories, WJ. Consortium for Excellence: A New Concept for Quality Improvement. Bariatric Times November/December 2005, pp. 24-26.
409.   Pories, WJ. “Discussion of “Laparascopic Versus Open Gastric Bypass for Morbid Obesity: A Multi-Center, Prospective, Risk-Adjusted Analysis from the NSQIP’.”  Southern Surgical Association, Proceedings of the 117th Annual Session, December 2005. Annals of Surgery.
410. Celia Pender, Anna R. Trentadue, Walter J. Pories, G. Lynis Dohm, Joseph A. Houmard, and Jack F. Youngren.  Expression of Genes Regulating Malonyl-CoA in Human Skeletal Muscle.  Journal of Cellular Biochemistry  99:860-867, March 13, 2006.
411.   Pories W, Pratt G.  It’s time to stop driving throught the back window.  Editorial.  Accepted for publication in   SOARD, April 2006.
412.   Lagoo-Deenadayalan S, Pories WJ.  Book Chapter “Geriatric General Surgery” in RASP2 General Surgery. accepted May 2006.
413.  Pories WJ, Pratt GM. Quality Control of Bariatric Surgery.  Bariatric Nursing and Surgical Patient Care 1:1, 2006, p. 53.
414.  Pories, WJ. Yes, Virginia, Bariatric Surgery Works, and It Is Safe. NC Med J. July/August 2006, 67 (4), p. 296.
415.  Interview. “An Interview with Walter J. Pories, MD, FACS” Bariatric Times 2006, volume 3, number 7, p. 19.
416. Pories WJ, Pratt GM.  The ASBS Bariatric Surgery Centers of  Excellence Program:  A Blueprint for Quality Improvement.  SOARD, September 2006, volume 2, p. 497-503.
417. Pories, WJ.  Our Door is Always Open.  Editorial.  SOARD, September 2006, volume 3, p. 569.
418. Pender C, Trentadue AR, Pories WJ, Dohm GL, Houmard JA, Youngren JF.
Expression of genes regulating malonyl-CoA in human skeletal muscle. J Cell Biochem. 2006 Oct 15; 99(3):860-7.
419.  Cooper C, Sarvey S, Collier D, Willson C, Green I, Pories ML, Rose MA, Escott-Stump S, Pories W. “For comparison: experience with a children's obesity camp” Surg Obes Relat Dis. 2006 Nov-Dec; 2(6): 622-6.
420.   Belle SH, Berk PD, Courcoulas AP, Flum DR, Miles CW, Mitchell JE, Pories WJ, Wolfe BM, Yanovski SZ; Longitudinal Assessment of Bariatric Surgery Consortium Writing Group.   Safety and efficacy of bariatric surgery: Longitudinal Assessment of Bariatric Surgery.  Surg Obes Relat Dis. 2007 Mar-Apr; 3(2):116-26.
421. Newell MA, Bard MR, Goettler CE, Toschlog EA, Schenarts PJ, Sagraves SG, Holbert D, Pories WJ, Rotondo MF.   Body mass index and outcomes in critically injured blunt trauma patients:  weighing the impact.J Am Coll Surg. 2007 May; 204(5):1056-61; discussion 1062-4.
422. Pories, Walter J. Decoding the Cure.  Bariatrics Today 2008(1):  18-21; interview and article.
423.  Ghrelin? Yes, it is spelled correctly. Pories WJ. Ann Surg. 2008 Mar; 247(3): 408-10.
424. Ricardo Cohen, MD. Walter Pories, MD and Mark H. Shutta, MD.  “Lowering the Bar for Bariatric Surgery in Diabetic Patients.  Obesity Care News, Editorial Forum, June 2008.
425. Walter J. Pories and Gary Pratt.  “Volume Matters”  Surgical Perspective.  Bariatric Times, June 2008.
426. Benjamin T. Bikman, Donghai Zheng, Walter J. Pories, William Chapman, John R. Pender,
Rita C. Bowden, Melissa A. Reed, Ronald N. Cortright, Edward B. Tapscott, Joseph A. Houmard,
         Charles J. Tanner, Jihyun Lee, and G. Lynis Dohm. “Mechanism for Improved Insulin Sensitivity after Gastric Bypass Surgery.” J Clin Endocrinol Metab. December 2008, 93(12):4656–4663.
427. Walter J. Pories. “Bariatric Surgery: Risks and Rewards.” The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism. 2008 Nov;93(11 Suppl 1):S89-96.
428. Hughes, Gail D., Learn, Chris A., Pratt, Gary M., Clark, Bobby L., Warthen, Mike, and Pories, Walter.  “Demographics and Outcomes at American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Centers of Excellence.” Surgery Endoscopy. January 2009.
429. Pories, WJ. Dohm, GL. “The Full and Durable Remission of Type 2 Diabetes? Through Surgery?” SOARD. Accepted 2009. IN PRESS.

 

PUBLICATIONS IN PRESS
1. Benjamin T. Bikman, Donghai Zheng, Walter Pories, William Chapman, John Pender, Rita Bowden, Melissa Reed, Joseph Houmard, Chuck Tanner, G. Lynis Dohm. “Insulin Sensitivity Improve After Gastric-Bypass in the Obese: a Possible Mechanism.” Ann. Diabetes. Submitted 2007.

2. Melissa A. Reed, Walter Pories, William Chapman, John Pender, Hisham Barakat, Tim Gavin, Tom Green, Ed Tapscott, Nigel Sharkly, Richard Ho, David Palidori, Steve Clark, Steve Piccoli, Leona Brenner-Gati, G. Lynis Dohm. “The Amelioration of Type Two Diabetes Mellitus Following Gastric Bypass Surgery.” American Diabetic Associate. Submitted 2007.

3. Henry Buchwald, MD, PhD, Rhonda Estok, RN, BSN, Kyle Fahrbach, PhD, Deirdre Banel, BA, Michael D. Jenson, M D, Walter Pories, MD, John Bantle, MD, Isabella Sledge, MD, MPH.  “Effects of Bariatric Surgery on Type 2 Diabetes:  A Systemic Review and Metaanalysis.”  Submitted to NEJM March 2007.

4. W. Pories, James W. Maher, MD, FACS, Lisa Martin Hawyer, MD, Anthony Pucci, MD, Luke G. Wolfe, MS, Jill, G. Meador, RN and John M. Kellum, MD, FACS. Four-Hundred and Fifty Consecutive Laparoscopic Roux –en-Y Gastric Bypasses With No Mortality and Declining Leak Rates and Lengths of Stay in a Bariatric Training Program. Annals of Surgery. Submitted December 2007.

5. Steven H. Belle, Paul Berk, William Chapman, Anita Courcoulas, David Flum, Wendy C. King, Carol McCloskey, James Mitchell, Emma Patterson, Alfons Pomp, Walter Pories, Myrlene Staten, Richard Thirlby, Abdus S. Wahed, Bruce Wolfe, and Susan Z. Yanovski. “Short-term Safety of Bariatric Surgical Procedures Among Patients in the Longitudinal Assessment of Bariatric Surgery (LABS) Consortium.” New England Journal of Medicine. Sumbitted October 2008.

6. Pories, WJ.  “The E-OSHA 300 Log As a Metric for Bariatric Patient  Handling Staff Injuries”.  SOARD.  Submitted November 2008.

7. Pories, WJ. “Type 2 Diabetes is no longer a hopeless disease:Full and durable remission with surgery of the foregut.” DER CHIRURG. Submitted January, 2009.

ABSTRACTS/MANUSCRIPTS SUBMITTED:
1.  Cooper C, Sarvey S, Collier D, Willson C, Green I, Pories ML, Rose MA, Escott-Stump S, Pories W.  For
Comparison: Experience with a Children’s Obesity Camp.  (Submitted to SAGES September 2005)

2.  Pories W, Wittgrove A, Champion K, Pratt G.  Quality Control of Bariatric Surgery through a Centers of Excellence Program.  (Submitted to SAGES September 2005)

3.  Pories WJ, Pratt GM.  We Need More Than Opinions.  (Submitted to SOARD, April 2006)

4.  Arguelles-Sarmiento J, Bernal-Velasquez H, Andujo-Vasquez L, Pories WJ. Control of type 2 diabetes mellitus in non-obese patients with stomach-sparing duodeno-jejunal exclusion: Report of the first ten cases.  (Submitted to SOARD April 2006)

5.  Enterkin J, Pratt GM, Pories, WJ.  Bariatric Surgery for Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus:  Effective and Safe. (abstract). Submitted to the American Diabetes Association January 2007.

6.  Henry Buchwald, MD, PhD, Rhonda Estok, RN, BSN, Kyle Fahbach, PhD, Deidre Banel, BS, Michael D. Jensen, MD, Walter Pories, MD, John Bantle, MD Isabella Sledge, MD, MPH.  Effects of Bariatric Surgery on Type 2 Diabetes:  A Systemic Review and Metaanalysis.  Submitted to JAMA 2/28/2007.

7. G.G. Gosman, W.C. King, B. Schrope, K.J. Steffen, G.W. Strain, A.P. Courcoulas, D.R. Flum, J.R. Pender, H.N. Simhan, Pories, W.J.  “Reproductive Health of Women Seeking Bariatric Surgery”.  NIH Grant April 2008.

8. Michael J. Barker, MD and Walter J. Pories, MD.  “Options for Surgical Intervention for Obesity”.  April 2008 

9. Stephen B. Randall, Walter J. Pories, Amy Pearson, Daniel Drake.  “The E-OSHA 300 Log as a Metric for   Bariatric Patient Handling Staff Injuries”.  Submitted to SOARD July 2008.

10. Walter J. Pories, MD. “Obesity and Metabolic Syndrome.”  Submitted to the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Me tabolism.  July 2008.

11.Bikman, Benjamin T, Zheng, Donghai, Pories, Walter  J., Chapman, William, Pender, John R., Bowden, Rita C.  Reed, Melissa A., Cortright, Ronald, N., Tapscott, Edward B., Houmard,Joseph A., Tanner, Charles J., Lee, Jihyun, and Dohm, G. Lynis.  “Mechanism for Improved Insulin Sensitivity after Gastric Bypass Surgery”.  The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism.  November 2008.

ABSTRACTS/MANUSCRIPTS PUBLISHED:
1.  Cooper C, Sarvey S, Collier D, Willson C, Green I, Pories ML, Rose MA, Escott-Stump S, Pories W.  For
Comparison: Experience with a Children’s Obesity Camp. 2006 Nov-Dec;2(6):622-626.

2.  Michael J. Barker, MD and Walter J. Pories, MD.  Chapter 34 – Evolving Surgical Therapy for Obesity.  Bray and Bouchard:  Handbook of Obesity, 3rd Edition, Part 2.  June 1, 2007.

3. Gail Hughes, Gary Pratt, Bobby Clark, Mike Warthen, Pam Adams, Walter Pories, Raleigh, NC, Franklin,
TN, Greenville, NC.  Presented at The Obesity Society meeting in Phoenix, AZ, 10/3-7/2008:
Georgraphic Comparison of Bariatric Surgery Rates at ASMBS BSCOEs and BRFSS Obesity  Prevalence
Obesity Volume 16 Supplement 1, October 2008

4. Gail Hughes, Gary Pratt, Harvey Sugerman, Mike Warthem, Pam Adams, Walter Pories, Raleigh, NC, Sanibel, FL, Greenville, NC.  Presented at The Obesity Society meeting in Phoenix, AZ, 10/3-7/2008:
Bariatric Outcomes Longitudinal Database (BOLD):  A National Uniform Database for Quality Control of
Bariatric Surgery - Obesity Volume 16 Supplement 1, October 2008


EDUCATIONAL MATERIAL (CD-ROM, AUDIOTAPE, WEB-BASED)
1.  Pories, W. (2009), "Bariatric surgery: techniques and mechanisms of action" in Bouchard, C (ed), Obesity: Epidemiology, Etiology, Consequences and Treatment, The Biomedical and Life Sciences Collection, Henry Stewart Talks Ltd, London

GRANT FUNDING SINCE 1995:
“Metabolomics Core Facility” Brody Brothers Foundation Endowment Fund.  $80,000.  Co-Investigator.

“Longitudinal Assessment of Bariatric Surgery” NIH/NIDDK.  9/30/03-8/31/08.   Annual Direct Costs $253,941.  Co-Investigator

“The Role of Incretins in Type-2 Diabetes.” McNeil Pharmaceuticals/Johnson & Johnson.  1/1/06-12/31/08.  Annual Direct Costs $193,183.  Principal Investigator.

Barakat, h. A., Pories, W.J., & O'Brien, K.F., "Neutral Lipid Transfer Protein in Diabetes," GOV-National Institutes of Health(NIH), 5/15/95- 4/30/96, ( $154,750). Co-Principle Investigator.

Barakat, H. A., Pories, W.J., & Dunn, K.A., "Neutral Lipid Transfer Protein in Diabetes," GOV-National Institutes of Health(NIH), 5/01/96- 4/30/98, ( $160,940). Co-Principle Investigator.

Barakat, H. A., Pories, W.J., & O'Brien, K.F., "Neutral Lipid Transfer Protein in Diabetes," GOV-National Institutes of Health(NIH), 5/01/97- 4/30/98, ( $167,376). Co-Principle Investigator.

Hodgin, K. W. & Pories, W.J., "Technology Tools for Science and Mathematics Learning," U.N.C. - Greensboro, 5/01/96- 4/30/97, ( $50,414). Co-Principle Investigator.

Dohm, G. L.., Cortright, R.N., Hickey, M.S., Pories, W.J., & Ways, D.K., "Muscle Glucose Metabolism in Diabetes and Exercise," GOV-National Institutes of Health(NIH),  1/01/97- 12/31/99,  ( $122,654). Co-Principle Investigator.

Dohm, G. L., Pories, W.J., Cunningham, P.R., Dolezal, J.M., & Hickey, M.S., "A Cooperative Program for Investigation of the Genetic Expression of Diabetes & Obesity," Eli Lilly and Company, 11/01/96- 6/30/99,
( $551,000). Co-Principle Investigator.

Dohm, G. L., Pories, W.J., Barakat, H.A., & Sinha, M.K., "A Cooperative Program for Investigation of the Genetic Expression of Diabetes & Obesity (Project 2)," Eli Lilly and Company, 7/01/98- 6/30/99, ( $460,733).
Co-Principle Investigator.

Cox, S. S. & Pories, W.J., "Increasing Geriatrics Expertise in Non-Primary Care Specialties: Dissemination of Surgical Education Materials," American Geriatrics Society, 4/01/98- 3/31/08, ( $27,000).
Co-Principle Investigator.

Barakat, H. A., Pories, W.J., MacDonald, K.G., Cunningham, P.R., & Hickner, R.C., "Association of Impairments in Liplysis with Obesity in African American Women," PRI-American Diabetes Association, 7/01/00- 6/30/01,
( $97,890). Co-Principle Investigator.

Barakat, H. A., Pories, W.J., MacDonald, K.G., Cunningham, P.R., & Hickner, R.C., "Association of Impairments in Liplysis with Obesity in African American Women," PRI-American Diabetes Association, 7/01/- 6/30/02, ( $99,994).  Co-Principle Investigator.

Barakat, H. A., Pories, W.J., MacDonald, K.G., Cunningham, P.R., Hickner, R.C., G. Lynis Dohm, Michael A. Pfeifer, Melvin S. Swanson,, "Association of Impairment in Liplysis with Obesity in African American Women," PRI-American Diabetes Association, 7/01/02- 6/30/03, ( $99,942). Co-Principle Investigator.

Pories, W. J., "Protocol LABS-1," GOV-National Institutes of Health(NIH), 9/30/03- 8/31/04, ( $268,032). Principle Investigator.

Pories, W. J., "East Carolina University Bariatric Surgery Clinical Center," GOV-National Institutes of Health(NIH), 9/01/04- 8/31/05, ( $333,122). Principle Investigator.

Pories, W. J., "East Carolina University Bariatric Surgery Clinical Center," GOV-National Institutes of Health(NIH), 9/01/05- 8/31/06, ( $154,728). Principle Investigator.

 Pories, W. J., "East Carolina University Bariatric Surgery Clinical Center," GOV-National Institutes of Health(NIH),  9/01/06- 8/31/07, ( $335,588). Principle Investigator.

Pories, W. J., "East Carolina University Bariatric Surgery Clinical Center," GOV-National Institutes of Health(NIH), 9/01/07- 8/31/08, ( $372,532). Principle Investigator.

Dohm, G. L., Houmard, J.A., & Pories, W.J., "Muscle Glucose Metabolism in Diabetes and Obesity," GOV-National Institutes of Health(NIH), 8/08/05- 5/31/06, ( $291,270). Co-Principle Investigator.

Dohm, G. L., Houmard, J.A., Pories, W.J., & MacDonald, K.G., "Muscle Glucose Metabolism in Diabetes and Obesity," GOV-National Institutes of Health(NIH), 6/01/06- 5/31/07, ( $273,190). Co-Principle Investigator.

Dohm, G. L., Houmard, J.A., Pories, W.J., & MacDonald, K.G., "Muscle Glucose Metabolism in Diabetes and Obesity," GOV-National Institutes of Health(NIH), 6/01/07- 5/31/08, ( $264,472). Co-Principle Investigator.

Pories, W. J. & Chang, Y., "Cooperative Research Initiative Between Johnson & Johnson Inc. and East Carolina University," McNeil Nutritionals, 6/01/06- 5/31/07, ( $491,000). Principle Investigator.


PROCEEDINGS
1. Pories, W J. “Is Bariatric Surgery a Cure for Type 2 Diabetes?” American College of Surgeons 93rd Annual Clinical Congress. 2007.

2. Pories, W.J. “Treatment of Type 2 Diabetes.” Diabetes 2007.Campinas, Brazil. 10/17/2007-10/22/2007.

3. Pories, W.J. “Quality Control of Bariatric Surgery.” Diabetes 2007. Campinas, Brazil. 10/17/2007-10/22/1007.

4. Pories, W.J. “Maintaining Quality in Bariatric Surgery.” Obesity Summit 2007. Ceveland, Ohio.  9/27/2007-9/28/2007.

5. Pories, W.J.  “Morbidity and Mortality of Gastrointestinal Surgery: Is It an Acceptable Price to Pay to Cure Diabetes?” Metabolic Surgery for Diabetes and Morbid Obesity. Porto, Portugal. 9/2/2007-9/6/2007.

6. Pories, W.J. “Translational Issues in Pediatric Obesity Treatment Research.” Future Research Directions for Childhood Obesity Prevention and Treatment. Bethesda, Maryland. 8/20/2007-8/22/2007.

7. Pories, W.J.  “Quality Control of Bariatric Surgery: Lessons Learned.” St. Louis, Missouri. 6/4/2007-6/5/2007.

8. Pories, W.J. “Is Type 2 Diabetes a Surgical Disease?” International Conferenc on Pratical Approaches to the Treatment of Obesity. Cambridge, Massachusetts. 6/21/2007-6/23/2007.

9. Pories, W.J. “SRC Update.” Bariatric Scientific Advisory Board. New Orleans, Louisianna. 5/17/2007-5/19/2007.

10. Pories, W.J. “Bariatric Surgery: Does it Work? Is it Safe?” West Virginia Obesity Conference. Charleston, West Virginia. 3/1/2007-3/2/2007.

11. Pories, W.J. “Long-term Results of Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass (RYGB) on Type 2 Diabetes.” Diabetes Surgery Summit: International Conference on Gastrointestinal Surgery to Treat Type 2 Diabetes. Rome, Italy. 3/28/2007-4/3/2007.

12. Pories, W.J. “Bariatric Surgery. Does it Work? Is it Safe?” Crittenton Continuing Medical Education Program for the Grand Rounds. Rochester, Michigan. 2/15/2007-2/16/2007.

13. Pories, W.J. “Treatment of Diabetes with Surgery.” Grand Rounds at York Hospital. York, Pennsylvania. 2/1/2007-2/2/2007.

14. Pories, W.J. “Impact of NCD, Data Collection and Reporting Outcomes, Sit Preparation.” Centers of Excellence Symposium. Minneapolis, Minnesota. 1/19/2007-1/20/2007.

15. 6th International Obesity Surgery Expert Meeting in Saalfelden, Austria.  “How to do Five Different Operations Involving Different Parts of the Foregut, Reverse Type 2 Diabetes?”  March 10, 2008.

16. Hughes, Gail D., Learn, Chris A., Pratt, Gary M., Clark, Bobby L., Warthen, Mike, and Pories, Walter.  “Demographics and Outcomes at American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Centers of Excellence.”  Presented at the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons, Philadelphia, PA on April 12, 2008.

17. Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopie Surgeons (SAGES), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.  “Bariatric Surgery Centers of Excellence Hospitals” for Gail Hughes of the SRC. April 11, 2008.

18. Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopie Surgeons (SAGES), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. “The Remarkable Response of Diabetes Mellitus to Gastric Bypass:  Post-Op Change and Long Term Results”  April 11, 2008.
    
19. Attended the 128th Annual Meeting of The American Surgical Association, April 23-27, 2008 in New York, NY.

20. Attended the National Association for Continence (NAFC), May 3, 2008 in Chicago, IL.

21. Digestive Disease Week, San Diego, California.  “Gastric Bypass and the Resolution of Type II Diabetes”.  May 18, 2008/

22. Attended and participated in the LABS Steering Committee Meeting in Washington, DC June 3-5, 2008.

23. 25th Annual American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery, Washington, DC.  “Is Obesity a Genetic Disease”  June 18, 2008.

24. Attended and participated in the Johnson and Johnson SAB Meeting in New York City, June 21-22, 2008.

25. “Doctor of the Day” for the North Carolina Legislature in Raleigh, NC, June 24, 2008.

26. POSTER:  “Duodenal-Jejunal Bypass Improves Skeletal Muscle Insulin Sensitivity in a Non-Obese Diabetic Animal Model”.  RC Sloan, MA Reed, EZ Lukosius, ED Tapscott, GL Dohm, JR Pender, V Boghossian, JJ Carter, WJ Pories, WH Chapman, TP Gavin.  Departments of Exercise and Sport Science, Physiology, Surgery, and the Human Performance Laboratory.  Presented at the Department of Internal Medicine Research Day, June 2008.

27. Attended and presented at the 25th Annual American Society of Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery in Washington, DC.  June 14-20, 2008. 

28. Presented at the Cape Fear Valley CME Program in Myrtle Beach, SC.  “Can Surgery Reverse Diabetes”.  August 15-16, 2008..

29. Attended and participated in  the LABS PI Meeting in Chicago, IL August 25, 2008.

30. Attended and presented at t he Patient Safety in Obesity Research Meeting at Harvard Medical School in Boston, MA Spetember 11-13, 2008.  “Centers of Excellence – Best Practice”.

31. Attended and presented at the 1st World Congress of Interventional Therapies for Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus September 15-16, 2008.  “Improving Standards of Surgical Care:  The Lesson from the Centers of Excellence.” New York, New York.

32. Attended and participated in the J&J SAB Meeting in New York, New York September 17, 2008.

33. Attended and participated in the NIDDK Corp meeting in Chicago September 25, 2008.

34. Attended and presented at the GlaxoSmithKline Focus on the Patient Day at Research Triangle Park, NC on September 30, 2008.  “Diabetes:  New Hope for an Old Disease”

35. The Obesity Society Meeting, 10/3-7/2008, Phoenix, Arizona.  Keynote Speaker.  “The Body Mass Index:  Whose Body?  Whose Index?”

36. National Association of Bariatric Nurses Meeting, 10/22-23/2008, Nashville, TN.  Presented:  “Adventures in the Cure of Diabetes”.

37. Family Medicine Grand Rounds Speaker, 10/16/08 – ECU Brody School of Medicine.  Presented:  “Recent Updates in the Management of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus”
38. Gail Hughes, Gary Pratt, Bobby Clark, Mike Warthen, Pam Adams, Walter Pories, Raleigh, NC, Franklin, TN, Greenville, NC.  Presented at The Obesity Society meeting in Phoenix, AZ, 10/3-7/2008: Georgraphic Comparison of Bariatric Surgery Rates at ASMBS BSCOEs and BRFSS Obesity  Prevalence
Obesity Volume 16 Supplement 1, October 2008.

39. Gail Hughes, Gary Pratt, Harvey Sugerman, Mike Warthem, Pam Adams, Walter Pories, Raleigh, NC, Sanibel, FL, Greenville, NC.  Presented at The Obesity Society meeting in Phoenix, AZ, 10/3-7/2008:
Bariatric Outcomes Longitudinal Database (BOLD):  A National Uniform Database for Quality Control of
Bariatric Surgery - Obesity Volume 16 Supplement 1, October 2008

40. Third Course on Morbid Obesity, 10/29-11/3/2008,  Madrid, Spain.  Presented:  Diabetes Mellitus:  A Surgical  Disease.

41. Lecturer for the Physical Therapy Class at East Carolina University.  November 4, 2008.

42. Keynote Speaker:  Declaring the War Against Metabolic Syndrome in Richmond, Virginia.  Presented:  “Surgical Treatment of Type II Diabetes and Its Future”, November 7, 2008.

43. Attended the Souther Surgical Associaton Meeting in Palm Beach, Florida 11/30-12/3/08.

44. Presented for Family Medicine ECU Brody School of Medicine 12/9/08 – “How to Write a Case Report.”

45. Presented Grand Rounds at the Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte, NC 10/12/08 “How Can Foregut Surgery Produce Full and Durable Remission of Type 2 Diabetes”